Relative risk of new episodes of state-led mass killing in 2013, according to an ensemble of statistical models based on country-year data.
Countries in red had ongoing episodes at the start of the year. Darker grey means higher risk.
For more info on this work and the upcoming early-warning system it will inform, see this APSA 2013 paper of mine.
Also, my eye caught that, for some reason:
Version 4.4 of the course material takes about 600 MB less disk space, thanks to the BFG Repo-Cleaner. GitHub rocks. This amount of control over file versioning is something that I would miss if it were to go away.
I’m also currently digging that repo by Anthony Damico. The
POST tricks to automate access to protected online resources is über-cool. I have spent too much time logging into portals, so this is something that I am going to try learning quickly.
I’m also digging this repo at the moment. It contains a very simple example of a
makefile that allows to run R completely in the background. The analysis is interesting but it’s taking me some time to catch up with some of the methods.
Two examples of faceted plots:
This might be of interest to a few readers: network plots with ggplot2 (via 339 députés sur Twitter | Polit’bistro : des politiques, du café — shameless plug)