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Reproducibility of parallel tasks in R

Reproducibility is important. More important than ever. However, making a project reproducible is not as trivial as it sounds.

Using ccache to speed up R package checks on Travis CI

Introduction The problem The mlr use case The solution Code Introduction Continuous integration checking for R packages is usually …

Emoji support for Notion.so on Linux

Notion.so is a great tool for various tasks. I use it as a personal wiki but also for work-related notes. Unfortunately there is no …

i3wm: Introducing my Linux desktop setup

Introduction The advantages of i3wm The disadvantages of i3wm My I3wm setup Introduction After switching from Windows/macOS to Linux …

Arch Linux setup guide tailored towards data science, R and spatial analysis

This guide reflects my view on how to setup a working Arch Linux system tailored towards data science, R and spatial analysis. If you …

Convert NEWS.md to ASCII NEWS

Maybe you know that for some packages in R there is an entry ‘Package NEWS’ in the help pane of RStudio. However, it is a …

Auto-mount network shares (cifs, sshfs, nfs) on-demand using autofs

Introduction Autofs Notes Introduction At work I usually have to connect to several servers. Some are Windows Servers, some are Linux …

Introducing R Package 'oddsratio'

Usually, this calculation is done by setting all predictors to their mean value, predict the response, change the desired predictor to …