Using NLP to find the perfect donor match – 1

One of the difficulties of starting a non-profit is finding donors and funding agencies. We’ve seen first hand the challenges involved! With so many different foundations with a wide variety of mission statements, how do we find one that is most closely aligned with our goals?

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Speeding up Leaflet-based Shiny Apps with Polygon Simplification

Optimizing the performance of Shiny applications has a number of sub-topics that deserve attention. One particular class of applications that we've observed significant performance issues are those that involve the use of interactive maps with polygons overlaid from shapefiles. An example of this type of application can be seen in our Bullying Application. This map draws a Leaflet map and overlays shapes representing the school districts in the state of Iowa (as of 2016):

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Analyzing Unique Ingredients in World Cuisines

Certain ingredients are often staples of particular world cuisines. The use of hard cheeses in Italian cooking, and the use of masalas in Indian cooking are two particularly well-known examples. We sought out to discover what ingredients are most uniquely associated with other various cuisines.

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A Food Bar Recommender Service

Numerous organizational meetings have taken place during the formation of OAITI. Often times, the length of these meetings would dictate that we have some snacks to go along with them.

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Welcome to OAITI

Hello and welcome to the Omni Analytics Innovative Technologies Initiative (OAITI) website! OAITI is a non-profit analytics and research organization created with the idea that data science can empower

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