Using R for Data Analysis: Case Studies

A future home of some of our established operating procedures...


Above: Javalina pics from the front yard. Pics from a Raspberry Pi and python code. Send me an email if you would like the code and some instructions about how to build your own outdoor wildlife camera.


BS detection triggers:

  • Any link with the word "speechless"
  • Any link under the heading "from around the web"
  • Anything from outbrain.
  • Anything with "wait until you see what happened next."
  • Anything with "the world's most".


I'll just list some of the things that I like...

·        This notebook:

o   VELA N3 Field Research Notebook, Hardcover Smyth Sewn, 8.5 x 5.5, 136 pages, 5x5 Grid, Class-3 Professional

·        These pens:

o   Paper Mate InkJoy Quatro Retractable Medium Point Advanced Ink Pens, 3 Multiple Colored (1832419)

·        Silcone baking cups (for mixing chemicals and dental cement):

o   The New York Baking Company | 24-pack Reusable Silicone Baking Cups / Cupcake Liners

·        Synology 1515+:

o   The ultimate backup and NAS solution. We are up to 20TB.

·        Arduinos:

o   The classic Arduino Uno

·        Sparkfun:


·        Pololu:



·        Mendeley:

o   Reference manager.

·        Instapaper:

o   For reading things later and reading better.

·        Notepad++:

o   Text editing on steroids..

·        Snipping Tool (built into Windows 10): (it’s under Accessories)


o   Free paint application:

·        PDF Exchange Viewer (the free version):


·        Evernote:


·        Paid Dropbox:

o   So much storage and the ability to easily resurrect old versions of any file make it a necessisty.

··        TeamViewer:

o   Software for remotely controlling other computers.