A Review of John Hopkins University’s Online Data Science Specialization (Coursera.org)

So for all those loyal subscribers out there (hey mum!) you might wonder what the hell happened to my constant stream of insightful, relevant and handsome blog posts.

Well, I’d have to say you’re thinking about me a little too much – I’d suggest committing yourself to a hobby like me.…

Open Myanmar Initiative’s Budget Explorer Launched – Budget Data Visualization in R

Yet another quiet couple of months on the blogging front can be explained by me feverishly working on a number of projects as I reach my 2 year anniversary in Myanmar. The latest of these has been the launching of the Open Myanmar Initiative’s Budget Dashboard, which is now available online here:

http://mmbudgets.info/

The website, which I helped develop using the open-source R language and the free Shiny library provides the first user-friendly interface for exploring Myanmar’s budgets both at the Union level and across all 14 States and Regions.…