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ISC Project Status Webinar

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Join us for a webinar on Jan 31, 2017 at 9:30 AM PST.

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Hear about R Consortium activities by watching the first ISC Project Status Webinar held on Tuesday, January 31st at 9:30AM PST (5:30PM GMT), 2017. Join us for 5 minute lightning talks on each active R Consortium project including:

  • R Hub – Gabor Csárdi
  • SatRdays -Gergely Daroczi
  • A Unified Framework for Distributed Computing in R – Michael Lawrence
  • Simple Features for R – Edzer Pebesma
  • Interactive data manipulation in mapview -Tim Appelhans
  • R Documentation Task Force – Andrew Redd
  • R-Ladies – Gabriela de Queiroz
  • Software Carpentry R Instructor Training – Laurent Gatto
  • Improving DBI – Kirill Mueller
  • RL10N: R Localization Proposal – Richard Cotton
  • RC RUGS (R Consortium) – Joseph Rickert
  • Future-proof native APIs for R – Lukas Stadler
  • Code Coverage Tooling for R – Jim Hester
  • RIOT Workshops – Lukas Stadler

The webinar will run approximately 90 minutes

Join us at Watson DevCon November 9 – 10

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Join us,  November 9-10 at the Watson Developer Conference (R Consortium is co-sponsoring the event), at the Innovation Hangar in SanFrancisco, CA, for an opportunity to learn about the latest Watson technologies.  Also meet some of the Watson teams and partners who are building with cognitive, real-time.

This event will give you everything you need to build and learn about Watson. From weekend hacker to seasoned app builder, the conference is designed to have a little bit of something for everyone. Take a look at the full experience below:

The Hands-On Experience:

Labs: Dig into code tutorials on the latest Watson APIs—including conversation, vision, andmore—to learn the basics from the ground up and get tips from Watson developers.

1:1 Conversations with LeadersGet concrete examples of in-market applications and tips toadd machine learning to your projects. Chat 1:1 with leading thinkers like Francesco D’Orazio,VP of Product at Pulsar, to dive deeper into your unique use case.

SpotlightsLearn where Watson is going with speakers like Rama Akkiraju, DistinguishedEngineer and Master Inventor at IBM, in 45-minute sessions packed with actionableinformation. Hear from expert panelists, including Shay Strong, Data Scientist at OmniEarth, andChris Messina, Developer Experience Lead at Uber.

Certification: Become one of the first certified Watson Application Developers and arm yourselfwith the experience you need to build the next big app using machine learning.

Competition: Competitive? Us too. Show off your skills during the onsite coding challenges. Or,prep a project to compete in one of the bot competitions.

Register now using our discount code WATSONRCONS for 20% off. More questions? Connect with Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist for IBM Watson, on Slack.

R-Hub – Public Beta

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R Hub – Public Beta
Oct 25, 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

R-HUB, the most significant project that the R Consortium has funded to date, is making progress. The major goal of R-Hub is to develop a modern platform for simplifying and improving the R package development process. It will provide facilities to assist package creation, building binaries, and for publishing, distributing and maintaining packages.

Gábor Csárdi, R-Hub’s lead developer, will describe the latest development in R-Hub RC 1.0 and provide an overview of the first public beta.

Thank you for your interest in attending the R Hub Webinar. The Event has concluded. You can catch up by watching the video below.

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