By “Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobs)"
Mon 06 October 2014 | tags: blog, r, rstats, -- (permalink)

This is part two of a three-part blog series on building a DGA classifier and it is split into the three phases of building a classifier: 1) Data preparation 2) Feature engineering and 3) Model selection (this post)

Back in part 1, we prepared the data and we are starting ...


By “Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobs)"
Thu 02 October 2014 | tags: blog, r, rstats, -- (permalink)

This is part two of a three-part blog series on building a DGA classifier and it is split into the three phases of building a classifier: 1) Data preperation 2) Feature engineering and 3) Model selection.

Back in part 1, we prepared the data and we are starting with a ...


By “Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobs)"
Tue 30 September 2014 | tags: blog, r, rstats, -- (permalink)

This will be a three-part blog series on building a DGA classifier and will be split into three logical phases of building a classifier: 1) Data preparation (this) 2) Feature engineering and 3) Model selection. And before I get too far into this, I want to give a huge thank ...


By Bob Rudis (@hrbrmstr)
Thu 25 September 2014 | tags: r, rstats, dplyr, -- (permalink)

UPDATE Per the author, a devtools::install_github("hadley/devtools") should take care of everything you need prior to installing the latest dplyr (though I did not have postgres libs installed and suspect that might still be needed).

The R dplyr package just turned 0.3 and to get it working ...


By Bob Rudis (@hrbrmstr)
Thu 18 September 2014 | tags: r, rstats, torrentfreak, bittorrent, pirate, tlapd, movies, -- (permalink)

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We leave the Jolly Roger behind this year and turn our piRate spyglass towards the digital seas and take a look at piRated movies as seen through the lens of TorrentFreak. The seasoned seadogs who pilot that ship have been doing a weekly “Top 10 Pirated Movies of the Week ...


By Bob Rudis (@hrbrmstr)
Wed 17 September 2014 | tags: r, rstats, rvest, -- (permalink)

I was offline much of the day Tuesday and completely missed Hadley Wickham’s tweet about the new rvest package:


By Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobs)
Mon 15 September 2014 | tags: blog, r, rstats, -- (permalink)

During July I was working with a commercial data source that provides extra data around IP addresses and it dawned on me: rather than pinging billions of IP addresses and creating map, I could create a map from all the geolocation data I had at my finger tips. At a ...


By Bob Rudis (@hrbrmstr)
Fri 05 September 2014 | tags: r, rstats, slack, notifications, -- (permalink)

Karl Broman did a spiffy job summarizing a good number of the options available to R folk if they want to get notifications from R. You can also generate OS X notifications as well. If you’re using Slack for team coordination and communications, you’ve got a new option ...


By Bob Rudis (@hrbrmstr)
Fri 29 August 2014 | tags: dns, tlds, dplyr, r, rstats, -- (permalink)

I saw this on Hacker News this morning and it got me curious as to how many other TLDs (e.g. .com) resolve to an address (i.e. http://uz./ displays a page in your browser since uz. resolves to 91.212.89.8). This is quick work with R ...


By Bob Rudis (@hrbrmstr)
Wed 27 August 2014 | tags: cartography, maps, mapping, heatmap, cartogram, r, rstats, -- (permalink)

UPDATE The statebins package is now available on CRAN

I became enamored (OK, obsessed) with a recent visualization by the WaPo team which @ryanpitts tweeted and dubbed statebins:


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