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  • Tue 19th Nov 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.

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  • Tue 19th Nov 6:00pm
    One theme that comes up a lot at our meetups is how to help spread the word about agile approaches within an organisation, to help achieve and sustain better outcomes. This month we have 3 talks that... more
  • Wed 20th Nov 5:30pm
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  • Wed 20th Nov 6:00pm
    This month Gordon McLachlan will be joining us to talk to us about 'Why you need luck to run a successful digital agency!' – Life is not a meritocracy and running a successful digital agency is no exc... more
  • Thu 21st Nov 12:45pm
    EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation. We invite you to a Digital Tech focused event in Edinburgh on T... more

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  • Hi everyone, We are getting together for another evening of R on 20 November (which is the last one this year!). So join us from 6.00pm in Old College, Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre. As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome. After the talks we’ll be heading off to a pub nearby, so do come along! Our speaker is Riinu Ots, a data scientist with an interdisciplinary background, who works as Senior Data Manager at the Centre for Medical Informatics, within The University of Edinburgh. She will be discussing: R Markdown – from RStudio to Word/PDF/website with a single push of a button In this talk I will demonstrate 2 things: What is Markdown and how to get directly from R into Word documents, PDF reports, websites, or presentations How to work with R Notebooks (twin sister of R Markdown) – an interactive alternative to R scripts This talk is suitable for R newbies: working examples will be provided. Experienced...
    Posted Wed 13th Nov by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • As part of Black Friday, we are offering you the chance to win 20% off a full-time CodeClan course in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow campuses. All you have to do is sign up to one of the below courses by midnight on Sunday 1st of December.  Two lucky winners will win 20% off one […] The post Win 20% off a full time CodeClan course with our Black Friday lottery competition appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Fri 8th Nov by CodeClan
  • 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

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