geohacking

Follow moving particle trajectory over raster with {rayshader}

{rayshader} is a fantastic package for 3D mapping, but it comes with the limitations of {rgl}. I always found it a shame not being able to travel in all directions over my 3D objects. In this blog post, I will show a trick to simulate particle trajectory in 3 dimensions like in a “first person” …

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Create a twitter bot on a Raspberry Pi 3 using R

With Marion Louveaux, we decided that we had to build a Twitter bot for our preferred hashtag. We explored different possibilities but truth is I couldn’t resist building it using R and {rtweet}. Here are the steps I used to set up a Twitter bot on my Raspberry Pi. […] I use package {rtweet} …

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Render mesh3d objects with rayshader and rayrender

People like to show 3D images in their presentations because it usually impresses the audience. Does it really ? I do not care ! I am just looking for an opportunity to play with some 3D images… This blog post is a detailed version of some 3D images shown during my presentation “Everything but maps …

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Play with spatial tools on 3D cells images

Let’s play with mapping tools on non-maps data ! {rayshader} is nice on raster maps, but what about using it on segmentized plant cell? […] I wanted to find a good reason to play with Tyler Morgan-Wall packages for 3D visualisation of raster data: {rayshader} and {rayfocus}. Using cell …

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Rshiny expert image comparison app

The expert image comparison was long: 40min for the small analysis and 3h for the complete one. As the shinyapp is freely hosted on the Rstudio shinyapps.io servers, it was not possible to save outputs of a specific session on the server. Thus, the web application has been built such that the …

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