Ari Lamstein

4 Tips to Learn More About ACS Data

One of the highlights of my recent east coast trip was meeting Ezra Haber Glenn, the author of the acs package in R. The acs package is my primary tool for accessing census data in R, and I was grateful to spend time with its author. My goal was to learn how to “take the next step” in […]

Free Webinar: Learn to Map Unemployment Data in R

Last month I ran my first webinar (“Make a Census Explorer with Shiny”). About 100 people showed up, and feedback from the participants was great. I also had a lot of fun myself. Because of this, I’ve decided to do one more webinar before my free trial with the webinar service ends. Here are the […]

Interesting Datasets I Recently Learned About

Last week I spoke about my census-mapping work at two great venues: the EARL Conference in Boston and the NY Open Statistical Programming Meetup in New York. After my talks many people shared their own experiences mapping public datasets. I thought that I would pass along that information in case anyone is interested in exploring these datasets. Epidemiology Datasets […]

Slides For My Upcoming Talks: “Mapping Census Data in R”

Next week I will be giving a talk titled “Mapping Census Data in R” in two places: On Tuesday (11/3/15) at EARL 2015 in Boston. On Thursday (11/5/15) at the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup. The slides for both talks are the same, and you can see them below: If you are attending either event then […]

Free Webinar: Make a Census Explorer with Shiny

Next Friday at noon PDT I will be hosting a free webinar titled Make a Census Explorer with Shiny. You can register for it here. Space is limited, so if you are interested then I recommend that you reserve your space today. The content will be very similar to the workshop that I ran at the San […]