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Notes by and for Mike Schmidt. Some edited…some not. On this site you will find notes, snippets and links about R stats, Web Development, Data Visualization, and anything else I find interesting. Want to work on a project? Shoot me an email at: mike@schmidtyworks.com

Latest Notes

  • #30daymapchallange Day 1 Points

    August 27, 2020
  • Wildfires in the West

    August 27, 2020
  • First R Package

    August 26, 2020

    I’ve been trying to participate in #tidytuesday. While making plots I found myself consistantly repeating the same theme() attributes for each plot. To solve this repetition, I decided to produce a package with my own theme.

  • TidyTuesday: Energy Usage in Europe

    August 16, 2020

    I haven’t had a ton of time lately. On a recent road trip, I tried out a Tidy Tuesday submission on European evergy usage. Because I didn’t have enough time, I wanted to make something simple and work on making it really easy to read. I think I did that. I would have liked to do a bit more with the theme. Maybe next time.

  • Will There be a Raftable Release out of McPhee Reservoir

    February 09, 2020

    I live next to the Dolores River. It’s an often overlooked gem of the southwest. It runs from just outside Rico, Colorado at its headwaters to the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rafting it is an experience.

  • New Jekyll Project With No Theme and No Posts, Just Scafolding

    January 11, 2020

    I use Jekyll to make this site. I’ve toyed with converting the site to a Wordpress site but I much prefer writing in a text editor. I also love that I can write <html> or js wherever I want in a file with syntax highlighting. I also use Jekyll to quickly prototype ideas. For this I’m looking for a bare bones Jekyll install.

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