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  • Thu 21st Feb 5:00pm
    Join us for Europe's biggest health hackathon where hundreds of health professionals, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, designers and technologists will be spending 75 hours realising the future of health... more
  • Sat 23rd Feb 11:00am
    Want to build your startup following a process identified by Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial heroes in order to save time, money and stress?
    Then take part in the Startup Race's two-day hackathon to... more
  • Sun 24th Feb 11:00am
    Want to build your startup following a process identified by Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial heroes in order to save time, money and stress?
    Then take part in the Startup Race's two-day hackathon to... more
  • Mon 25th Feb 6:00pm
    This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

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  • Mon 25th Feb 6:00pm
    For our third Edinburgh DataVis Meetup we're again at our new venue, the University of Edinburgh's Bayes Centre for Data Science* (www.bayes.ed.ac.uk). We're now at over 300 members.

    This meeting wil... more

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  • Hi everyone, Our next meeting will take place on the 20th of February, from 5.30pm, in Appleton Tower, room 2.12 (see the map below for further details + sign-up link via Meetup, due to limited space). This session will to include an interesting, first-hand account of rstudio::conf sessions (January 15 - January 18, 2019, Austin, TX). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our first speaker is Cameron Fairfield, Clinical Research Fellow for Edinburgh Surgery Online. He will be discussing: RStudio::Conf 2019 - The Best Bits (slides here) RStudio::conf is a great setting in which to hear the latest developments in R and to meet package developers. I’ll mention some of the highlights from the conference including new packages, best practices for data analysis and other new developments from the RStudio team. I’ll demonstrate some of the techniques learned from specialised workshops and give you good reason to book RStudio...
    Posted Tue 12th Feb by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Hi everyone, Happy New Year and welcome back! Our first meeting in 2019 will take place on the 16th of January, from 5.30pm, in David Hume Tower, room LG.09 (see the map below for further details). The meeting will focus on tackling Twitter data. As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our first speaker is Dr Elliot Meador, researcher of rural economy and society, at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). He will be sharing details on: Visualising Twitter data using igraph, ggraph and tidytext (presentation here) This talk looks at different approaches to visualising social networks using R. Using data pulled from Twitter, we will explore methods of visualising key trends in the data using a network approach. Specifically, this talk will cover: 1) pulling Twitter data from the API using iterative programing; 2) tidying the data using dplyr and tidytext; 3) creating network graphs in igraph; 4) visualising the graphs using ggr...
    Posted Thu 10th Jan by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • At CodeClan, we’ve been busy bridging the digital skills gap along the Forth and the Clyde. Our CEO Melinda Matthews-Clarkson explains why the Ness is next! When CodeClan was founded back in 2015, our mission was simple: help to close Scotland’s digital skills gap. We started training our first cohort of students in Edinburgh and […] The post Highlands here we come! appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Tue 27th Nov by CodeClan
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    Posted Wed 28th Nov by Edinburgh Java User Group
  • Try and makes sense of the new MacBook line up with another Edinburgh macMacDev! macMacDevs[228] will be held at Akva, 129 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG on Monday 12 November 2018 from 19:30 until whenever. Turn up, talk code, predict which Mac will be first without Intel inside. If you’re planning on coming along, please let
    Posted Mon 12th Nov by MacMacDev

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