useR 2007

Programing as a higher craft

August 11, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

In his keynote speech at the useR! meeting John Chambers of Statistics research at Bell Labs (one of the founders of the S System, which subsequently gave rise to the R project) asked the question what is programing? As it … Continue reading → [Read more...]

rgl: R and OpenGL

August 11, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

There were many presentations at the useR! meeting showing off amazing graphics that I had no idea R was capable of. It is clear to me that graphically speaking I have been living in the dark ages until now. One … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Things overheard at the useR! meeting

August 11, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

Here are a few things I overheard at the useR! meeting. These comments and quotes do not necessarily represent my opinions (although many do) and since many of them were overheard in informal discussions and rants I will not name … Continue reading → [Read more...]

ESA 2007 – San Jose here I come!

July 12, 2007 | Mario Pineda-Krch

Finally took the leap and decided to go the ESA (Ecological Society of America) meeting despite it clashing with the useR! meeting. After checking out their smörgåsbord of a program there were simply too many yummy temptations, e.g. Alan Hastings … Continue reading → [Read more...]

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