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Please join us for our next book club discussion! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 3pm

Book: STORYTELLING WITH DATA: A DATA VISUALIZATION GUIDE FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

Author: Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Host: Rizzoli Bookstore

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For this month’s meetup we have a very special guest : Hadley Wickham!

Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 6:30pm

Speaker: Hadley Wickham

Host: Two Sigma

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Background: remixing packages in R Javascript webscraping in R Download PhantomJS using homebrew Writing scrape.js Scraping TheRapBoard.com Extracting audio files Downloading mp3s Organizing an R package Converting mp3s to wavs Cleaning up and filtering .wav file names Tidying file names Renaming file paths from within R Remixing the beep() function Wrapping it all into a package Maintaining an open source package in R Background: remixing packages in R Open source software is made for remixing.

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Come out to our March event to hear talks from two great R Ladies! First we’ll learn about parallelization of simulations with the foreach R package, with applications to progression free survival assessed using electronic health records. Then we’ll get an introduction to methods for handling missing data in R. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Time: 6:30pm Speakers: Elizabeth Sweeney and Mine Dogucu

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Ever wanted to create a blog or website to share your work or ideas? Join us for a tutorial on creating websites in R! Emily Zabor will cover the basics of creating a website or blog in R. After the tutorial, Daniela Vazquez of R Ladies Buenos Aires and Montevideo, will give us a one-year update on her transition to a data science career. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

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Join us for our first R Ladies NYC event of 2018!

Joyce Robbins presents a workshop on the purrr package, a complete and coherent packae for working with functions and vectors in R. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

Joyce’s GitHub repo for this talk can be found here.

Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Time: 6:30pm

Instructor: Joyce Robbins

Host: Schapiro Center Columbia University

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As it grew nearer to the fall season my heart and mind grew heavier. This was the first birthday and holiday gatherings without grandma. I became distant from everything outside of my family and work, and knew I had to get out of this emotional funk. The 2017 Women in Statistics and Data Science conference brought together hundreds of data scientists and statisticians from all walks of life in an intimate setting to share their personal and professional experiences.

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Stay tuned in 2018 for the R-Ladies NYC blog, which will feature guest bloggers from the R-Ladies NYC community. Interested in writing a blog post? Contact us at nyc@rladies.org.

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Please join us for our first book club discussion of 2018! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 3pm

Book: Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Author: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Host: Rizzoli Bookstore

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Join us for our last event of 2017!

Erin Grand will speak about how she uses R in the World of Eduction. Visit our Meetup for more details and to RSVP.

Erin’s GitHub repo for this event can be found here.

Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Time: 6:30pm

Speaker: Erin Grand

Host: AT&T NYC Data Science Research Center

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