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01: Fast and Curious

Fast and curious. I thought this would be a fun name for a blog or newsletter for some reason. It’s silly.

But also a good a way to try to explain what I’m hoping to accomplish with this exercise. The goal is to write down or publish what I’ve learned to help me retain it and motivate me to keep learning new things.

It’s total stream of consciousness based off what I consumed and created during the past week or so. Here goes nothing.

Consuming

Charlie Munger book notes

Tiny Desk: NPR Music

Quote I’m thinking about

Metaphor that made sense

Creating

R Programming Language

# make some data
season <-rep(c("2004", "2005", "2006", "2007", "2008", "2009", 
               "2010", "2011", "2012", "2013", "2014", "2015", "2016", "2017", "2018"), 2)
min <-c(4.3, 15.3, 45.3, 48.1, 2.5, 16.9, 29.2, 32.3, 18.9, 27.5, 22.2, 22.5, 3.8, 14.7, 20.4)
start <-c(0.7, 0.5, 48.4, 55.8, 0.0, 2.1, 10.3, 30.3, 2.6, 21.7, 19.4, 20.0, 0.0, 0.0, 9.2)
values <-c(min, start)
type <-c(rep("min", 15), rep("start", 15))
mydata <-data.frame(season, values)

library(ggplot2)
library(hrbrthemes)

p <-ggplot(mydata, aes(season, values))
p +geom_bar()

ggplot(mydata, aes(x=season,y = values)) +geom_bar(stat = "identity")

p + geom_bar(stat = "identity", aes(fill = type)) +
  labs(x="Season", y="Percentage",
       title="Freshman Class Minutes Played & Games Started",
       subtitle="Percentage of possible minutes played and games started since '03-04",
       caption="Brought to you by dadgumboxscores.com")  +
  theme(plot.title = element_text(hjust = 0.5)) + 
  scale_fill_manual("Legend", values = c("min" = "#7BAFD4", "start" = "#13294B")) + 
  theme_ipsum()

Takeaways

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