Amanda Cox on using R at the NYT

For more than six years, the New York Times has been using the R language to develop and implement much of the fantastic data journalism on the website and in the newspaper. A few months ago graphics editor Amanda Cox was interviewed for the Data Stories podcast, where she described the process for creating the interactive data visualizations at the Times. Some highlights of the podcast include Amanda describing R as « The greatest software on Earth », and the background behind the visualization below which tells a unique story based on where you live. This chart, by the way, was cited…