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Effective Applications of the R Language Conference 2014

September 25, 2014
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Effective Applications of the R Language Conference 2014

By Chris Campbell - Senior Consultant, UK. What struck me first was how few sandals I could see, none of which were paired with socks. The energy in the room was electric as introductions were made and business cards were exchanged. The inaugural Effective Applications of the R Language (EARL) had started strongly with two sold-out workshops. As Matt Aldridge...

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Conor Atom, a book for “children scientists” (an indiegogo campaign)

September 12, 2014
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Conor Atom, a book for “children scientists” (an indiegogo campaign)

Mario Morales –a Colombian-American, Statistician-Bioinformatician, Member of the R community and a regular attendant of the UseR conference since 2007 has launched a book for Children called “Conor Atom, The child scientist”. While R is not the official language in the book, it is depicted as one of the interests of the character. The project has some goals such as not using...

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4 new R jobs (for September 10th 2014) and a new “about us” video

September 10, 2014
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4 new R jobs (for September 10th 2014) and a new “about us” video

This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-09-10), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. This time, I’d like to start by thanking Jeff Weakley (more on Jeffat the end of this post) for his huge help in producing the following short (1:30 minutes) video about R-users: If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this...

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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR EARL (15-17 September, London)

September 4, 2014
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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR EARL (15-17 September, London)

The EARL Conference www.earl-conference.com is  just over a week away. EARL is the first conference dedicated to the commercial usage of R. If you want to see how a host of leading companies are using and implementing R and hear from R gurus such as Hadley Wickham, Matt Dowle, Romain Francois and Tal Galili, then don’t miss out The remaining tickets...

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8 new R jobs (for Augest 25th 2014)

August 25, 2014
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This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-08-25), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

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5 new R jobs (for Augest 13th 2014)

August 13, 2014
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5 new R jobs (for Augest 13th 2014)

This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-08-13), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

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Free R-User Discount Code – TEXATA 2014 Big Data World Championship

August 12, 2014
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Free R-User Discount Code – TEXATA 2014 Big Data World Championship

Invitation to Big Data Analytics World Championships 2014 We invite members of the R-Bloggers/R-Users community to participate in the inaugural 2014 TEXATA Big Data Analytics World Championships (www.texata.com).  You’re Free Discount Code is: 2014RUSERS (normally $30 fully paid entry).   Here are important dates for the TEXATA educational business competition: Round 1 on 18th October 2014 (Online) Round 2 on 1st November 2014 (Online)...

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Critical Data (free) Hackathon in London (Sept 6-7, 2014)

August 11, 2014
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We would like to invite you to participate in our forthcoming Critical Data Marathon a FREE event taking place in London on 6-7 September 2014. The event is collaboratively organised between researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University College London, King’s College London, and Imperial College London.The data marathon will bring together frontline healthcare providers (nurses, pharmacists, doctors) with data scientists to...

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EARL Conference, London, 15-17 September 2014

August 11, 2014
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EARL Conference, London, 15-17 September 2014

A final reminder that the EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference is only a month away; the conference will be held in London from the 15-17th September. EARL is the first conference dedicated to the widespread and growing use of R commercially and features presentations from R gurus such as Hadley Wickham and R business experts from companies...

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2 new R jobs (for July 29th 2014)

July 29, 2014
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This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-07-29), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds). If you are a job seekers, please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (or visit previous...

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