Print Beautiful City Street Maps with R

Intro This is a code that I used to print a map of Kyiv, Ukraine at home. Here is the final product: One important caveat here is that I want to come out upfront and say that I know nothing about what I’m doing.

Area Under Curve of Daily Temperature Oscillation as a Temperature Unpleasantness Index

Intro Ever since my analysis on most pleasant places to live, I’ve been aware of some shortcomings of such analysis (and painfully reminded via a not so pleasant crowd over at Reddit here and here).

Is Rock Dying?

“I’m a huge metal fan”. Author unknown I’ve been a huge rock and metal fan my whole life. Most of the music that I listen to are some derivatives of rock, but mostly of a subcultural kind.

Analyzing 11 years of my personal music listening history

I recently got around to look at some data I’ve been collecting for a long-long time. The data comes from the service called, which tracks your music listening history and offers a host of recommendations based on such habits and your friends’ activity.

Analyze and visualize your iPhone's Health app data in R

Intro I am convinced that many data scientists and data analysts acquire a peculiar reflex. Any time they suspect (consciuosly or subconsiously) that somewhere data is being collected, they develop an irresistable itch to analyze that data, oftentimes not even knowing where the data is!

Where are the places with the best (and the worst) weather in the United States

Preface TL;DR This analysis has been poisoning my life for over a year. Here are some nice charts. Now I can move on. I’ve been working on this project for way too long.