For this meetup we will be teaming up with "Data Driven DC (http://www.meetup.com/Data-Driven-DC/events/199201722/)":
We will demonstrate a range of analyses and insights that can be extracted from Facebook.
A thousand friends, a thousand voices, one you. Understanding who you are through data science, social network analysis and graph theory. Learn how Facebook can be utilized to provide deeper insights about peoples lives and relationships.
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What you need: your laptop and a version of R and R Studio installed (links: http://cran.r-project.org (http://cran.r-project.org/) & http://www.rstudio.com/products/RStudio/ )
Background required: a basic familiarity with the R programming language
If you have gone through the below you will be ready:
1. R tutorial: https://www.datacamp.com/courses/introduction-to-r (intro to basics is sufficient but of course the more you know the better)
The event will be followed by networking and drinks @ Tonic (2036 G St NW, Washington, DC[masked]