Posts Tagged ‘ useR ’

Richard Stallman talk+Q&A at the useR! 2010 conference (audio files attached)

July 26, 2010
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The audio files of the full talk by Richard Stallman are attached to the end of this post. —————– Videos of all the invited talks of the useR! 2010 conference can be viewed on the R User Group blog —————– Last week I had the honor of attending the talk given by Richard Stallman, the last keynote speaker on...

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June 20, online Registration deadline for useR! 2010

June 13, 2010
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useR!2010 is coming. I am going to give two talks there (I will write more of that soon), but in the meantime, please note that the online registration deadline is coming to an end. This was published on the R-help mailing list today: ————- The final registration deadline for the R User Conference is June 20, 2010, one week...

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graph gallery collage

June 3, 2010
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graph gallery collage

It does not quite respect the one color only requirements of the mango's t-shirt contest, but I played with Shape Collage and the graphics from the graph gallery to make this

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useR! slides

July 8, 2009
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I've pushed my slides from the presentation I've given at useR! a few minutes ago here

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High-performance computing in R at useR! 2008

August 12, 2008
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High-performance computing in R at useR! 2008

The useR! 2008 meeting is about to commence. Although I am not able to go this year I will be keeping a close eye on the talks and slides that (I assume) will be posted.  Last years useR! meeting (which … Continue reading →

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Open Source/Science – drilling down to unknown depths in unexpected places

August 12, 2007
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Open Source/Science – drilling down to unknown depths in unexpected places

Yet another point John Chambers addressed in his key note speech (see previous post Programing as a higher craft) was the virtue of Open Source software. According to John there are two principles for programing (with R) Enable effective and … Continue reading →

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Programing as a higher craft

August 11, 2007
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Programing as a higher craft

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 →

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rgl: R and OpenGL

August 11, 2007
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rgl: R and OpenGL

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 →

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Things overheard at the useR! meeting

August 11, 2007
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Things overheard at the useR! meeting

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 →

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Report from the useR! meeting in Ames

August 10, 2007
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Report from the useR! meeting in Ames

I was not sure what to expect at this meeting. The only thing I was certain about was that I was not about to experience wiener schnitzels, waltz and Austrian high culture (in contrast to last years useR! meeting). Despite … Continue reading →

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