This week’s release was curated by Ryo Nakagawara, with help from the RWeekly team members and contributors.
Release Date: 2019-08-05
R in the Real World
- The Use of Political Ads on Facebook in the Run-up to the European Parliament Elections 2019 in Austria
R in Organizations
R in Academia
GitHub or Bitbucket
Videos and Podcasts
R-Podcast Episode 31 - Data Science Education with R: Eric shares insights gained from the JSM 2019 conference and is joined by RStudio’s education team members Alison Hill & Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel to discuss new ideas for teaching data science effectively, as well as how tools like R-Markdown are opening many new possibilities for both students and teachers.
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
Upcoming Events in 3 Months
Events in 3 Months:
Mexico CDSB Workshop 2019, July 29 - August 2 - How to Build and Create Tidy Tools
LatinR 2019, Santiago de Chile, September 25 - 27 - Latinamerican Conference About the Use of R in R&D
More past events at R conferences & meetups.
Call for Participation
Quotes of the Week
This is wild. Solomon Kurz has “ported” @rlmcelreath _Statistical Rethinking_ to use brms & Tidyverse. And made the ported book open source. #rstats https://t.co/NcklzifvDH Statistical Rethinking with brms, ggplot2, and the tidyverse - bookdown— JD Long (@CMastication) July 28, 2019
Windows #rstats users: did you know make screenshots directly from R on Windows using image_read("screenshot:") in the magick package? Make them extra fancy with the new image_shadow() function. pic.twitter.com/ZxakavszRL— Jeroen Ooms (@opencpu) July 27, 2019