Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 24

Update: Sunshine in Chicago compared to Anchorage and Miami

I updated the last post to include a link to the source code, and updated the plots with attribution to the data source, timeanddate.com Based on Jim’s comment on the last post I thought it would be easy to re-run the analysis for Anchorage.  However, the Anchorage data was more difficult to handle, due to …

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Feb 24

Sunshine in Chicago

My favorite day of the year is December 21, because that’s the day where the days finally start getting longer. I’ve always wondered how quickly we gain and lose time as the seasons change, and so I thought I would try “scraping” the data off the web.  Here is that result: Although it’s interesting to …

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Feb 17

Getting started with R

I finally posted my guide to “getting started with R. Now I need to spend some time to figure out “permalinks” in WordPress to make the link simpler and less likely to changet.

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