"R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics" - The R Project
This group is designed for novice to expert R users to share tips, ideas, and experiences. Meetings will be designed to learn and challenge. A typical meetup will consist of brief socializing and a presentation. Added entertainment may consist of members discussing uncommon (but effective) uses for R, fun applications they've created, various competitions, etc.
R Shiny has made web app development for data science approachable and increasingly popular. The Golem package provides a framework and tools to make producing replicable, production R Shiny applications easier than ever. Come learn about the Golem package and how to get your own production-quality Shiny app up and running.
Liz Nelson is a data scientist and developer currently getting her Masters in computer science and public policy at U Chicago. She has a passion for civic tech and improving government services with ethical and collaborative application of technology.