Articles by Benyamin Smith

RvsPython #2: Pivoting Data From Long to Wide Form

July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Note: This is an older post originally written as a LinkedIn article I wrote in late May. I have added information about shaping data thanks to Casper Crause using the data.table library. You can see our original correspondence in the comments there (for now) If you dabble in data, ...
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RvsPython #1: Webscraping

July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Webscraping is a powerful tool available for efficent data collection. There are ways to do it in both R and Python.I’ve built the same scraper in R and Python which gathers information about all the whitehouse breifings available on www.whitehouse.gov (don’t worry guys–it’s ... [...Read more...]