How to set up a site like mine

Even when you're a dilettante

I needed to re-do my website. But, I’m not particularly good at understanding html, github, and related issue. Nonetheless, even a dilettante like me was able to set up a jekyll-enabled site to replace my old site and add a blog. So, what outcomes did I want and how did... [Read More]
Tags: R, RStudio, github, RMarkdown, jekyll


Some basic fact-checking

I saw the report by SAIRR (2017) and used by a friend in a Facebook discussion (you can get the report here). I didn’t believe the numbers he cited from the report, so I wanted to download the data and check them. The main data are from Africa (2016). I... [Read More]
Tags: R, South Africa, inequality, race