Fall Kickoff Meeting w/ John Mount

Our speaker is John Mount, principal of the San Francisco consulting group Win-Vector and co-author of the book Practical Data Science with R. John will talk about the tools and techniques that help a researcher start using R for analysis. John is a great presenter. We are very pleased to have him as our kick-off speaker.

Schedule:

6:30 - doors open & socializing.

7:00 - kick-off announcements/discussion

7:15 - John Mount "Surviving R"

~8:15 - final wrap-up & discussion

9:00 - everyone out!

-Jim 

PS: Big thanks to Harrison Deckker for organizing space!

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  • Rebecca M.

    Great, thank you

    September 19, 2013

  • Aman A.

    For those of you interested in some of the books that John recommended, there just happens to be a very timely one-day sale on R books by O'reilly. (For Pirate's Day. A sale on R books. Get it? Get it? )

    http://shop.oreilly.com/category/deals/r-pirate.do?code=DEAL
    50% off R ebooks. Use discount code: DEAL.

    The books John mentioned were: "Reproducible Research with R and RStudio", "Applied predictive modeling", "Art of R", "R in Action", and of course, "Practical Data Science in R." (Not all of these are available through O'Reilly. though.)

    4 · September 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks John for a great presentation!

    September 17, 2013

  • John M.

    Fantastic group, thank for being a great audience. Here are my slides: http://www.win-vector.com/dfiles/StartR.pdf

    4 · September 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Apologies for late cancel. Hopefully next time.

    September 17, 2013

  • Max S.

    I wish I could be there, have fun everybody!

    1 · September 11, 2013

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