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The NCDC Storm Events database is a collection of three datasets of weather events for areas monitored by the National Weather Service. The dataset timeperiod begins in January, 1950 and ends, currently, June, 2018. There are three tables included in the database (the terms “database” and “tables” are used loosely here; they’re csv.gz files on a FTP server). details - A 51 x n dataset fatalities - A 11 x n dataset

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HURDAT v0.2.0 has recently been released in CRAN. The new release contains all tropical cyclones for the 2017 season, Atlantic and east Pacific basins.

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An interviewer recently commented about 50% of initial coding interviews failing what seemed to be very simple questions. I take a look at the questions and demonstrate the best way to answer them.

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I want to find the top 5 tags (by post count) on Stack Overflow and include the top 5 posts per tag by score. For this, I will use the Stack Exchange Data Explorer.

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Given Employee and Department tables, we are asked to JOIN the tables and bring the top three employees (no ties) of each department.

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A look at the immediate preliminary reports from local National Weather Service offices regarding weather observations from Hurricane Harvey.

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An introduction to running RStudio within Docker.

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