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Analytics Dispatch 10/25/2021

Halloween candy power ranking

GIVE ME SOMETHING GOOD TO EAT
The Ultimate Halloween Candy Power Ranking
Pick up a bag of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and you’ll be the most popular stop for trick-or-treating in your neighborhood. - FiveThirtyEight

DATA UNLOCKED
Data from Images
This R package can help you extract data that’s trapped in images or PDFs. - Lisa DeBruine

GETTIN’ ARTSY
Thinking Outside the Grid - A “Bare Bones” Intro to Rtistry Concepts in R Using ggplot
This is a great intro to creative coding and generative art in R. It’s not as intimidating as you think! - The Tidy Trekker

TAKING BACK PERSONAL DATA
Professional Footballers Threaten Data Firms With GDPR Legal Action
Player data is a staple of modern sports franchises. But this data is collected and profited from without any consent from athletes. - BBC

R.I.P.
BI is Dead
How an integration between Looker and Tableau fundamentally alters the data landscape. - benn.substack

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