R Weekly 2018-20 Conferences, Excel, Interpretable


New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


  • Nomisr - Access ‘Nomis’ UK Labour Market Data

  • iml - interpretable machine learning

Package Releases

R in the Real World

Harry Potter and competition results with comperes

Twitter's Myanmar hate machine



R in Organizations


Multivariate Dot-density Maps in R with Sf & Ggplot2

Flow charts in R

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

  • CRAN Policy Change new rev3874

  • unlist(x) no longer fails in some cases of nested empty lists.

  • Method dispatch uses more relevant environments when looking up class definitions.

Upcoming Events in 3 Months

Events in 3 Months:

Next Week’s Events:

More past events at R conferences & meetups.

Call for Participation

  • Join the r-spatial ladies! There’s a slack channel open to women and non binary folks interested in R for spatial data and a GitHub page with crowdsourced resources.

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