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Lightning talks

  • Sep 16, 2015 · 6:00 PM

Topic: Series of short lightning talks. Each one will be 5-10 minutes (including questions). 

Speakers: Get in touch in the comments for this meetup, contact me via email, use messages, or contact me via Twitter @pdxrlang I'll fill in names and titles as we get them.  So far:

• Ed Borasky - R in fantasy sports

• Charles Howard - image segmentation and analysis package with the EBIMAGE package 

• Joshua Galbraith - Scraping the web with rvest

• John David Smith - R + Google spreadsheets for reporting in non-profits

• Josh Dooley - Waterfowl data analyses 

We will have pizza and beers. Doors open at 6:00 pm - talk starts 6:30 pm

Hashtag for R meetups: #pdxrlang

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  • John David S.

    Very diverse!

    1 · September 16, 2015

  • Charles H.

    I posted the slides to SlideShare, sorry to be so tardy. Here's the link: http://www.slideshare.net/CharlesHoward2/ebimage-short-overview

    1 · September 20, 2015

  • Scott C.

    Charles and Josh, can you pos a link to your slides?

    September 17, 2015

    • Charles H.

      I will get it on github this weekend. Is there another/preferred place to post?

      September 18, 2015

    • Scott C.

      Here is good

      September 18, 2015

  • Charles H.

    There was a question after my talk last night regarding ImageMagick and EBImage. I checked the bioconductor github for EBImage. Starting with v[masked], all ImageMagick and gtk+ dependencies have been removed. https://github.com/Bioconductor-mirror/EBImage/blob/release-3.1/CHANGES

    2 · September 17, 2015

  • Barry S.

    Nvrmnd, made it in

    September 16, 2015

    • Scott C.

      glad you made it in!

      September 17, 2015

  • Liz

    Great event! Thanks for hosting!

    1 · September 16, 2015

  • J G.

    The code and slides for my talk are available here:

    https://github.com/thedirtycolumbia/rvestLightningTalk/blob/master/index.Rmd

    1 · September 16, 2015

  • Barry S.

    Hello? Can anyone let me in the building?

    September 16, 2015

  • Barry S.

    Hello, how do I get in?

    September 16, 2015

    • Barry S.

      Is there a buzzer?

      September 16, 2015

  • Scott C.

    Any last minute additions?

    September 16, 2015

  • Scott C.

    Up to 4 now, anyone else?

    September 7, 2015

    • John David S.

      I could do 5 minutes on R & Google spreadsheets for giving "reports" to managers in a non-profit setting.

      September 11, 2015

    • Scott C.

      Sounds great John. I'll put you down for that.

      September 11, 2015

  • Scott C.

    There's room for more speakers! Anyone want to give a talk?

    September 10, 2015

  • Rick

    Can we bring bikes in and use the bike hooks Simple has inside, or should I lock-up outside?

    September 9, 2015

  • Scott C.

    Hi all, We have 3 talks now - We can definitely do with more! Who else wants to talk?

    September 7, 2015

  • Eitan F.

    I can talk about inline C++ code to replace slow R functions. Any interest?

    2 · August 29, 2015

    • Eitan F.

      Unfortunately, a school commitment just popped up and I won't be able to make it. I can, however, prepare the materials for a short talk if anyone else wants to give it.

      August 31, 2015

    • Scott C.

      Okay, no worries.

      September 7, 2015

  • Scott C.

    Please get in touch if you want to give a talk...

    August 27, 2015

  • M. Edward (Ed) B.

    Five is enough

    August 25, 2015

  • M. Edward (Ed) B.

    I'll talk about R in daily fantasy sports

    1 · August 25, 2015

    • Scott C.

      How long do you need? 5 min? 10 min? 10 is max

      August 25, 2015

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