• Introducing tidyusafec

    Want to automate campaign finance data gathering from the Federal Election Commission? The FEC’s OpenFEC API is flexible from a developer’s perspective and cumbersome from an analyst’s. tidyusafec is a data retrieval R package that anticipates the common desire to work with tidy campaign finance data.

  • Learning R in 2018

    If you were wondering where to start and feeling intimidated, you are not alone! This post outlines one possible path of many to get your feet wet: by replicating some of the work published here at Charts On Charts.


  • British Isles With Dad

    My third trip abroad is to see where my Dad worked when he was my age.

  • Ecuador With Friends

    My second trip abroad to accompany my roommate for a leg of his visit to extended family.