Kara Woo is a research scientist in data curation at Sage Bionetworks, where she builds tools to help researchers document and share their data. Kara is a core developer of ggplot2 and collects data visualizations gone beautifully wrong on a blog called accidental aRt.
January 21, 2021
Everyone who creates visualizations in R is bound to make mistakes that prevent their plots from looking as they should. Sometimes, these mistakes create beautiful "accidental aRt", though other times they're just plain frustrating.
January 23, 2019
Come on a journey through pull request #2196. What started as a seemingly simple fix for a bug in ggplot2's box plots developed into an entirely new placement algorithm for ggplot2 geoms.