NOTE: This announcement is for information only. No RSVPs will be taken here. Please RSVP at DSDC's event site: https://www.meetup.com/Data-Science-DC/events/241411290/
Join us for a special impromptu DSDC (http://www.meetup.com/data-science-dc)/SPDC meetup with Jared Lander (https://www.jaredlander.com/), the author of the book R for Everyone (https://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Advanced-Analytics-Graphics-Addison-Wesley/dp/013454692X/) 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 (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tonicfirstname.lastname@example.org,-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 jaredlander.com (http://jaredlander.com/) and his work has been featured in publications such as Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
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