Traffic Data from a Viral Post

Traffic data from a viral post

Viral posts don’t bring sustained traffic. I thought they did for a long time, before I started building websites and seeing the effects of traffic spikes. It’s natural to assume that if a post “blows up” and is seen by hundreds of thousands of people, it will bring lots of traffic (or revenue, users etc.) […]

Visualizing Arctic Monkeys Spotify Data

Arctic Monkeys spotify data visualization

In honor of the Arctic Monkeys’ new album Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino, I decided to look at Arctic Monkeys data using the terrific SpotifyR package from Charlie Thompson. The package lets you easily pull data from Spotify’s API. You can very quickly extract all the songs by a given artist and see the attributes Spotify […]