ggplot and python with conda

Update: ggplot in python is not regularly being maintained, so best to work with the R version in RStudio. SUMMARY – ggplot (python) within conda This is a guide to setting up the ggplot package for use with python in a conda virtual environment. This description uses the ‘conda’ application. Conda is not Anaconda, but… Continue reading ggplot and python with conda

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Native Forest Logging (Victoria) and Auditable Legislation

This ABC article about allegedly illegal logging in Victorian native forests highlighted the surprising reliance on low-resolution diagrams to define and administer logging activities in State forests in Victoria. In this case, it is a State-government controlled organisation which is largely trusted to self-regulate its own economic activities.   The issues raised in the ABC article… Continue reading Native Forest Logging (Victoria) and Auditable Legislation

The need for clear information for NSW Land Rights and Native Title Claims

A recent news report [1] highlighted the potential for conflict and administration work in NSW indigenous land areas.  The work required is to determine the extent of overlap between native title claims and historical dispossession in NSW indigenous land areas, the latter being a possible basis for compensation. The Land Rights regime created by the… Continue reading The need for clear information for NSW Land Rights and Native Title Claims

Indigenous vocabulary projects and information systems

An exciting information project has been created to digitally encode indigenous vocabularies derived from the records of Daisy Bates (from around the turn of the twentieth century).   A paper explaining how the information systems were set up has been written by Nick Thieberger (university of Melbourne) and Conal Tuoh (Queensland) (1).   I was interested… Continue reading Indigenous vocabulary projects and information systems

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