Two Approaches to COVID Safety, Depicted Two Ways
This scenario was a response to several encounters on Twitter involving women who were extremely well regarded in their respective [credentialed] expert fields. It began as a digital pencil sketch. I recently had another of these encounters, and exhausted/angry/frustrated I returned to my sketch, adding digital oil paint overlay. One scene, two ways, more than…
Sociological Grand Theories of Culture, Society, and Self
Lecture covering sociological grand theories of culture, self, and society, including theories by Simmel, Mead, Habermas, and Giddens. Adapted from a lecture originally created for a Spring 2021 “Development of Sociological Theory” undergraduate course.
Neighboring Backyards, Spring
Landscape series, digital “oil on canvas” panting inspired by neighboring backyards in North Georgia beginning to bloom for Spring.
Downloading and Preparing Tweets for Analysis with the twitteR package in R
twitteR query example 03/13/2023 In This Tutorial: 1 These packages are useful for collecting Twitter data. The following example will only use tidyverse and twitteR. 2 To follow along starting with Twitter data collection, you will need the following: 3 Step 1: Setup the connection to Twitter through your app using the “twitteR” package 4…
Marsh on a Cloudy Spring Day
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COVID-19 Google Topic Trends, with Widgets
I began with a simple exploration of the trends for the query (keyword) “covid” between January 1, 2020, and March 9, 2023, capturing a majority of the pandemic leading up to mid-March 2023.
Digital “oil on canvas” painting of a small boat docked in front of some old buildings.
The Breaking Period: Follow-Up
Just over a week ago, I wrote about the uniquely horrified and yet unsurprised understanding held by disabled people who predicted this watching the pandemic “breaking point” (aka breaking period). Early this week, I got news that the breaking period had graced our close friend group—and it was anything but graceful. The breaking period crashed…
Exploring Google Search Trends Over Time and by Country Using the GtrendsR Package [R, via RStudio]
The “gtrends” package allows you to query search hits for up to 5 keywords. Let’s look at search hits for terms related to disability and chronic illness.