Analyzing Twitter Analytics Data in R

Analyzing Twitter Analytics Data in R

I've spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to become popular on Twitter. It's pretty much impossible if you're not already a celebrity or public figure, but I figured I'd try to maximize my success anyway. I did some data analysis using CSV data that I exported from the Twitter Analytics page. … Continue reading Analyzing Twitter Analytics Data in R

Analyzing WordPress Analytics Data in R

So a few days ago I talked about my recent obsession with data and how I started tabulating, charting, and analyzing SEO and similar data in Microsoft Works. Now I will talk about the subsequent data analyses that I did using the R programming language. Let's get to it... What is R? I would describe … Continue reading Analyzing WordPress Analytics Data in R

My Top 5 Favorite Browser Add-Ons

Browser extensions and add-ons are an interesting concept, because they're basically application programs that treat the browser as an operating system. We can have programs that run on top of programs running on top of other programs, all the way down to the hardware. I've tried out a number of browser add-ons over the years, … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Browser Add-Ons

Shell Script to Download Photos Directly from Instagram

If there's one thing I absolutely fucking hate, it's modern web interfaces. It used to be that if you wanted to download an image from the Internet, all you had to do was right-click and then select "Save As" from the drop-down menu. Now all these photo upload websites have their own special interfaces that … Continue reading Shell Script to Download Photos Directly from Instagram

The Adventures of a Hackerman: How I Pirated the Papyrus Font Using Javascript

Papyrus is a font that I commonly use for digital art that I post on DeviantArt - the mixed-media "inspirational" kind that has an image with a quote or other inset text. I find that for stuff that's either serious or humorous but mocking something serious, Papyrus is the best typeface to use. It just … Continue reading The Adventures of a Hackerman: How I Pirated the Papyrus Font Using Javascript

I Need a New Office Chair.

I just moved a few weeks ago and couldn't take my old chair - the one I had been using at my desk. Never particularly liked that thing anyway. It was wood and not very comfy, and only really suitable for a carpeted floor. My bedroom in my new home has a hardwood floor, so … Continue reading I Need a New Office Chair.