useR! 2010 conference videos

Videos of the invited talks of the useR! 2010 conference as follows (courtesy by Kate Mullen and NIST). This site also aims at collecting the materials (video, slides, R code) of local R users group (RUG) meetings and various other R talks and bringing them to the larger R community. See more videos here, and if you’d like to contribute with materials, see more information here.

Welcome by NIST and
Frank E. Harrell Jr: Information Allergy

Mark S. Handcock: Statistical Modeling of Networks in R and
Panel Discussion: Challenges Bringing R into Commercial Environments

Luke Tierney: Some possible directions for the R engine and
Diethelm W├╝rtz: The Hull, the Feasible Set, and the Risk Surface: A Review of the Portfolio Modeling Infrastructure in R/Rmetrics

Friedrich Leisch: Reproducible Statistical Research in Practice and
Uwe Ligges: Prospects and Challenges for CRAN – with a glance on 64-bit Windows binaries

Also, audio of Richard M. Stallman: Free Software in Ethics and in Practice can be found here (the main talk) and here (the Q&A). More details about the talk and the Q&A session is available on the original blog post link.

How Google and Facebook are using R

This is an older (2009) video from the kickoff meeting of the San Francisco Bay Area R Users Group. It was a panel discussion within the Predictive Analytics World conference. Video courtesy by Ron Fredericks of LectureMaker (click on the image below to see the video on LectureMaker’s site).