This was as much an opportunity to fiddle around with:
- Using RMarkdown to generate slides (this was before I discovered xaringan)
- Using ari to generate a video from slides
- Using Amazon Polly for speech-to-text (so the narrator is the British voice of “Brian”)
The code…not the cleanest, as I was only a couple of years into learning R, but it’s available on Github.
It’s an over-simplification of the Holt-Winters forecasting method, but it does a pretty solid job of explaining the basics of time-series composition (which had blown my mind earlier that year and, I will claim, continues to blow the minds of analysts the first time it’s explained to them):