A Tale of Two (Small Belgian) Cities with Open Data: Official Crime Statistics and Self-Reported Feelings of Safety in Leuven and Vilvoorde
In this post, we will analyze government data from the Flemish region in Belgium on A) official crime statistics and B) self-reported feelings of safety among residents of Flanders. We...continue reading.
Can you track your health status and your BMI simply by entering some personal data? Let’s see how we did it with a brand new Shiny app. The post Monitoring...continue reading.
Alright, seems like this is developing into a blog where I am increasingly investigating my own music listening habits.Recently, I’ve come across the analyzelastfm package by Sebastian Wolf. I used...continue reading.
Linguistic Signals of Album Quality: A Predictive Analysis of Pitchfork Review Scores Using Quanteda
In this post we will return to the Pitchfork music review data, parts of which I’ve analyzed in previous posts. Our goal here will be to use text mining and...continue reading.
At the last homework before Christmas I asked my students from DataVisTechniques to create a ,,Christmas style” data visualization in R or Python (based on simulated data). Libaries like rbokeh,...continue reading.
This dance, it’s like a weapon: Radiohead’s and Beck’s danceability, valence, popularity, and more from the LastFM and Spotify APIs
Giddy up, giddy it upWanna move into a fool’s gold roomWith my pulse on the animal jewelsOf the rules that you choose to use to get looseWith the luminous movesBored...continue reading.