Posts Tagged ‘ gmap ’

Breaking Bad (data) with SAS!

March 5, 2014
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In the Breaking Bad TV series, Walter White has an impressive lab where he secretly makes the illegal drug methamphetamine (meth). Wouldn't it be cool to use SAS to show the locations of all the clandestine meth labs in the US?!? Let's do it!... In thi...
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Using SAS to track the spread of … Walmarts!

October 31, 2013
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SAS has been used to track the spread of many things, such as wild animals, tornadoes, and money launderers -- but this time I'm using it to track the spread of Walmart stores across the U.S. over time! Since its start in the 1960s, Walmart has grown ...
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What if Minard (or Napoleon) had a computer and digital maps

October 28, 2013
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Many people today just use their computer to play Angry Birds or post pictures of their most recent meal on Facebook ... but what would some of the great minds of the past have done with a computer?... For example, Charles Minard was creating impre...
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Real-world analytics for Analytics 2013!

June 12, 2013
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You might have seen my previous blog, where I plotted some interesting tourist attractions on a geographical map of the British Isles (which may be of interest to Analytics 2013 Conference delegates)... Well this blog uses even more powerful analytics,...
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Interesting & quirky tourist attractions near London and Analytics 2013

June 6, 2013
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Are you going to Analytics 2013 in London?!? And if so, have you found any fun/interesting/touristy things to do while you're there? ... Being an analytics conference, I thought it would be good to apply some "analytics" to the task!  So I took some...
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A SAS graph for the Chinese New Year

February 6, 2013
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I like to think that I have a graph for all occasions - Chinese New Year is no exception! ... This year, the Chinese New Year is on Feb 10, 2013. The date varies from year to year, because it's based on the lunar (moon) cycles.  I thought it would [.....
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Tracking tornadoes with SAS

January 31, 2013
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We had some fierce wind storms all across the United States yesterday, which even spawned some tornadoes! It looks like we weathered the storm OK here in Cary (but I still need to run out to the lake and make sure my pontoon/houseboat is still there, ...
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It be "International Talk Like a Pirate" day – Arrr!!!

September 18, 2012
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Avast Mateys!  Did you know that International Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up?!? (September 19) Here's the official website, if you'd like more info. And what better way to get into the spirit of things than to use SAS/GRAPH to plot some real pir...
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