Past Meetup

[Special DSDC/SPDC Event 7/12] Jared Lander - R for Everything

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Join us for a special impromptu DSDC/SPDC ( meetup with Jared Lander (, the author of the book R for Everyone ( who will be in town next week.

Jared will present R for Everything. Everyone knows Jared loves R. So much that he never wants to leave the friendly environs of R and RStudio.

• Want to download a file? Use download.file.

• Want to create a directory? Use dir.create.

• Sending an email? gmailr.

• Checking Facebook? RFacebook.

• Building a slideshow? RMarkdown.

• Writing a book? knitr.

Let's take a look at everyday activities that can be done in R.

6:30 - 7:00 - Food, drinks, mingle
7:00 - 7:10 - Intros and Announcements
7:10 - 8:30 - Presentation/Q&A
8:30 - Off to Data Drinks (Tonic at Quigley's (,-77.0486512,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b7b7b03efaadf7:0xc491c6e865dde424!8m2!3d38.8980676!4d-77.0464625))


Jared P. Lander is the Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics, a statistical consulting and training firm based in New York City; the organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup—the world’s largest R meetup—and the New York R Conference; and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. His writings on statistics can be found at ( and his work has been featured in publications such as Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.

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