Bookdown is neat and automation is hard

Anyone and their hamster is writing bookdown books these days, and that’s arguably a good thing – because as long as everything renders nicely, it’s a pretty easy way to get some knowledge out there.

But then there’s the case where …

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Star Trek TV Shows – In Data

Star Trek. It’s a thing. Not only is it a thing, it’s also a big franchise. You might have heard of it. If you happen to fall into my sociodemographic bracket, you might not have particularly strong feelings about it, but you’re probably aware …

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Create A Backup Script for Your R Packages

So today I was playing around with the installed.packages() function, and I thought to myself:
Boy wouldn’t it be a jolly good time to make some kind of backup script from this?

The idea is simple: R has a minor version update, possibly …

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How to Make the Most of (my) Plex Server

If you’re reading this, chances are I redirected you here because I share my Plex server with you.
If you don’t know me and don’t care about my Plex experience, move along now and watch something good on YouTube.

For a decent Plex …

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Video Compression is Magic

If you’re like me, you probably have a serious issue with digital hoarding, refuse to delete anything and methodically collect and categorize all the things.
We need help, yes.
In the meantime, there’s the option of substituting your carefully …

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