On April 24th and 25th Lander Analytics
coorganized the (sold-out) inaugural New York R Conference
. It was an amazing weekend of nerding out over R
and data, with a little Python and Julia mixed in for good measure. People from all across the R community
gathered to see rockstars discuss their latest and greatest efforts.
wowing the crowd (there were literally gasps) with rthreejs
implemented with htmlwidgets
receiving spontaneous applause in the middle of her talk about reproducible research at Etsy
for her explainr
speaking flawless Mandarin in a talk tangentially about Python.
also receiving spontaneous applause for her discussion of storytelling with data.
showing love for data.frames in all languages and sporting an awesome R t-shirt.
to study Ebola data.
blowing away everyone with his keynote about Bayesian methods with particular applications in politics.
Videos of the talks are available at http://www.rstats.nyc/#speakers with slides being added frequently.
A big thank you to sponsors RStudio, Revolution Analytics, DataKind, Pearson, Brewla Bars and Twillory.
Next year’s conference is already being planned for April. To inquire about sponsoring or speaking please get in touch
Jared Lander is the Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics a New York data science firm, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming meetup and the New York R Conference and author of R for Everyone.