Month: January 2017

  • Countdown to Star Trek: Discovery: ??? days to go

    Today’s [news]( has two parts: Star Trek: Discovery, CBS’ upcoming addition to the long running sci-fi series, has been delayed again. There’s now no release date for the show beyond ‘when it’s ready’. And then: CBS confirmed today that James Frain would play Spock’s father. (I’ll leave aside that when Mark Lenard portrayed the 2260s […]

  • Pretty Mapping of Australia using R

    I’ve recently been experimenting with Data Visualisation in R. As part of that I’ve put together a little bit of (probably error ridden and redundant) code to help mapping of Australia. First, my code is built on a foundation from [Luke’s guide to building maps of Australia in R](, and [this guide to making pretty […]