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Edward Tufte will be kicking off PLOTCON NYC this year with his keynote talk. Edward is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University. He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization including, “The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.” The New York Times described ET as the “Leonardo da Vinci of data.
DASH MASTER’s CLASS
Chris Parmer, creator of Dash, will be giving a 2 day master’s class for Dash users. Called the “Shiny for Python“, Dash allows scientists, engineers, analysts, and financiers to build rich, complex web apps with just a few lines of Python.
DATA VIZ FOR REACT.JS
Ken Wheeler of Formidable Labs will be demoing their open-source project, “Victory Charts” – React components for modular charting and data visualization. If you’re curious about how two hot topics (React and Data Viz) can be elegantly combined, this talk is a great starting point.
DISCOUNT FOR R-BLOGGERS
Are you an R-Bloggers subscriber? Use the discount code “R-BLOGGERS-SPECIAL” to receive a 10% discount on your ticket purchase. Carson Sievert will also be conducting a master’s class on advanced data visualization in R.