What we're about
Join us for regular face-to-face meetups about the R Statistical Programming language! We strive to learn from each other and collaborate to accomplish common goals. For slides and code related to past talks, please checkout our Github page (https://github.com/Chicago-R-User-Group)!
Often referred to as the language of statistics or the lingua franca of data science, R is the statistical programming language that data experts the world over use for everything from mapping broad social and marketing trends online to developing financial and climate models that help drive our economies and communities.
For more info, checkout: r-project.org/about (https://www.r-project.org/about.html) and https://mran.microsoft.com/documents/what-is-r .
The R Community Code of Conduct
Open: Members of the community are open to collaboration, whether it's on projects, working groups, packages, problems, or otherwise. We're receptive to constructive comment and criticism, as the experiences and skill sets of other members contribute to the whole of our efforts. We're accepting of anyone who wishes to take part in our activities, fostering an environment where all can participate and everyone can make a difference.
Considerate: Members of the community are considerate of their peers — other R users. We're thoughtful when addressing the efforts of others, keeping in mind that oftentimes the labor was completed simply for the good of the community. We're attentive in our communications, whether in person or online, and we're tactful when approaching differing views.
Respectful: Members of the community are respectful. We're respectful of others, their positions, their skills, their commitments, and their efforts. We're respectful of the volunteer efforts that permeate the R community. We're respectful of the processes set forth in the community, and we work within them. When we disagree, we are courteous in raising our issues.
Overall, we're good to each other. We contribute to this community not because we have to, but because we want to. If we remember that, these guidelines will come naturally.