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A Quick Intro to R and Democracy Data

I recently hosted a workshop introducing students at Colorado State University to R, the tidyverse, and the V-Dem data set. We had a …

How to install R on Ubuntu

In this post I'll explain how to quickly install R on Ubuntu-based operating systems and make sure that R packages are installed with …

A Guide to Linux for Social Scientists

When I was a graduate student, I immensely benefitted from a friend's guide to Linux for social scientists. Unfortunately, that post is …

Error message org.freedesktop.Platform 20.08

Updating packages on my Ubuntu based Pop OS operating system recently I got an error message about the end of life of …

GlobalProtect VPN at Colorado State University

In order to be able to access CSU resources off campus or ssh into my work desktop I need to install the GlobalProtect VPN. The …

Reference Management Software

In every course that I teach I make it a point to stress the importance of a good literature and reference management system (LRMS) for …