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Events

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  • Mon 21st Oct 6:00pm
    This month we are delighted to welcome Michael Spayd who is in town from the US. Michael’s life mission is transformation, his and yours. He has been writing a book on transformation for the past 7 ye... more
  • Mon 21st Oct 6:00pm
    In this fortnightly coding club for 7-17 year olds, we will be working on different creative coding projects influenced by your interests and what you want to do. Meeting at the Stockbridge Library wi... more
  • Mon 21st Oct 7:30pm
    Join an informal conversation about organising for fairer working conditions in the Edinburgh Tech Sector. This includes discussion about pay, benefits, equality, work culture, mental and physical health, etc - all ideas welcome.

    We'll have some leaflets on the table so you can find us.
  • Tue 22nd Oct 5:30pm
    This is a very casual and welcoming meetup - come along to code in company, chat about learning to code or coding in general and learn from other people over a beverage of your choice.

    All languages... more
  • Tue 22nd Oct 6:30pm
    We'll be meeting at Six Degrees North, on Howe St at about 6:30pm. There *should* be Python logo printouts on the table if you need to find us.

    There's *no minimum skill level* for coming along! If y... more

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  • Hi everyone, We are getting together for another evening of R on 16 October: join us from 6.00pm in David Hume Tower, room LG.09. As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! After the talks we’ll be testing out a new pub (details below), so do come along! Our first speaker is Colin Rundel, Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences within the School of Mathematics (UoE), and Assistant Professor of the Practice in Statistical Science at Duke University. Colin will be focusing on how to use GitHub for teaching: ghclass: an R package for managing classes with GitHub In this talk I will present the details of the ghclass package which has been developed as a tool for managing statistical and data science courses with a computation component. The package is designed to automate the process of distributing and collecting assignments via git repositories hosted on GitHub. As part of this talk I will discuss how these tools are being used t...
    Posted Wed 9th Oct by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Hi everyone, I hope you’ve all enjoyed the break and look forward to seeing you again at our next meeting! It will take place on the 25th of September, from 6.00pm, in the Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre (in Old College). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our two speakers this month have collaborated to interactively explore clusters within the Scottish economy. Gordon Bryden (Assistant Statistician at The Office of the Chief Economic Advisor) & Benjamin Hansson (Assistant Statistician within the Scottish Government) will therefore be discussing: Identifying Industry Clusters in the Scottish Economy with R and Shiny (slides here and here) In this talk, we will discuss our latest efforts to visualise the Scottish Economy as a network consisting of clustered groups of related industries using R and Shiny. We will begin with the basics on networks and clustering before moving on to the algorithm and implementation that w...
    Posted Mon 16th Sep by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Melinda’s Memo August is a strange time here at CodeClan. On the one hand, the industry tends to take a lot of holidays, leading to things slowing down a little. On the other, our Edinburgh campus is smack in the middle of the world’s biggest arts festival, which makes travelling anywhere, or finding a quiet […] The post Melinda’s Memo – August 2019 appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Wed 7th Aug by CodeClan
  • Following the success of the Edinburgh-based pilot, CodeClan, Scotland’s national digital skills academy is launching its ground-breaking Data Analysis course in Glasgow. Taking place at CodeClan’s city-centre Glasgow campus on August 22nd, the launch event is aimed at professionals already working with data, businesses which want to retrain existing, employers looking for new staff with […] The post Data Analysis Course Launches in Glasgow appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Tue 6th Aug by CodeClan
  • Newsdirect is an Edinburgh-based political monitoring company, which enables organisations to track policy decisions which will affect them. It’s used by more than 200 organisations across the UK to make sure they have their fingers upon the pulse of government. As the pace of news and updates continues to increase, and the number of clients grows, Newsdirect […] The post newsdirect on working with CodeClan’s Client Xperience appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Wed 31st Jul by CodeClan

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