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Packrat presentation at useR! 2014

September 26, 2014
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There comes a time in a software toolchain’s lifecycle where the focus shifts from developer...

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Dirk Eddelbuettel, the useR! 2014 Interview

September 22, 2014
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First things first, Dirk Eddelbuettel was recently named ordinary. This seems contradictory, since Dirk is a...

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Interactive Visualizations from R using rCharts

September 18, 2014
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At useR! 2014 Ramnath Vaidyanathan gave a tutorial and a presentation on one of his...

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Interview with Romain Francois at useR! 2014

September 15, 2014
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At the useR! 2014 conference, without a doubt one of the overriding themes was R’s...

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Martin Maechler Invited Talk at useR! 2014 – Good Practices in R Programming

September 11, 2014
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Martin Maechler is a member of R-Core. This distinction puts him in the very apex...

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Heather Turner, the useR! 2014 Interview

September 9, 2014
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Heather Turner is a biostatistician and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, as...

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Shiny: R made interactive @ useR! 2014

September 4, 2014
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At useR! 2014, one of the most anticipated presentations was Joe Cheng’s Shiny: R made...

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Yihui Xie, the useR! 2014 Interview

September 1, 2014
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In science consensus is irrelevant. What is relevant is reproducible results. The greatest scientists in history...

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Matt Dowle’s data.table Talk from useR! 2014

August 28, 2014
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Matt Dowle holds a wealth of knowledge and is worth listening to for a variety...

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David Smith, the useR! 2014 Interview

August 25, 2014
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David Smith, the useR! 2014 Interview

“At one point, the only source for daily R news was David Smith’s blog.” —...

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