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Analytics Dispatch 5/10/2021

The urban shuffle

TAKE A LOAD OFF
Hosting SQLite Databases on Github Pages
This post gets a hearty recommendation: “This is mind-blowing. If your static page needs to run some queries on a large dataset but without having to load the whole dataset with the page, you can statically host the dataset–and query it using SQLite. It uses HTTP range requests to fetch what it needs.” - phiresky

HOP, SKIP, AND A JUMP
More Americans Are Leaving Cities, But Don’t Call It an Urban Exodus
A better name for the phenomenon would be “urban shuffle.” 84 percent of folks who moved remained within the same metro area. - Bloomberg CityLab

SWISH
Last Man Standing
How much does availability to play matter when it comes to the NBA MVP race? - The F5

SPARK JOY
Lessons Learned from Building a Silly Twitter Bot
“Learning new tech skills is difficult. Therefore, you should tackle problems that bring as much joy as possible while also avoiding email entanglements or late-night Slack boondoggles.” - Brad Weiner

ROW ROW ROW
ggstream
This R package offers the flexibility to make streamgraphs in ggplot. Get to it! - David Sjoberg

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