What’s new in DALEX and DALEXtra

September 16, 2020 | Szymon Maksymiuk

The DALEX package version 2.0 was released on CRAN on September the 4th, followed by the DALEXtra release. At first, I’d like to assure You, we did our best to maintain backward compatibility. I am here to cover major changes and at the same time prese...
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How to Scrape Word Documents with R

September 15, 2020 | Business Science

This article is part of a R-Tips Weekly, a weekly video tutorial that shows you step-by-step how to do common R coding tasks. Today we discuss an awesome skill for automating data collection from word documents: Get the Code: GitHub Link Video T...
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Some Thoughts on R / Medicine 2020

September 15, 2020 | R Views

The third annual R / Medicine Conference was held online this year from August 27th to August 29th and was an unqualified success. The last minute pivot from small, in-person conference, which was to be held onsite at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP, to a virtual event turned out ... [Read more...]

Big Data Ignite 2020 Webinar Series

September 15, 2020 | Nagdev Amruthnath

Big Data Ignite (BDI) was born out of a shared vision: To foster a local center of excellence in advanced computing technologies and practice. After initial success in organizing local Meetup groups, co-founders Elliott and Tuhin realized that to achieve their goal, the scope and scale of activism would need ... [Read more...]

Dataviz Interview

September 14, 2020 | R on kieranhealy.org

I had a very nice chat recently about data visualization with Brian Fannin, a research actuary with the CAS. We covered a variety of topics from R and ggplot in particular, to how to think about data visualization in general, and what the dataviz commu... [Read more...]

Bookdown, Not Bookout

September 14, 2020 | » R

I first got to grips with the R coding language to do the statistical analysis for my dissertation, but I still did all my actual writing in more traditional word processing apps. 1 This became a pain any time I needed to copy-paste an update into a ...
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