The Water Hub Hackathon; We won!

Well well well, we’ve only gone and won The Water Hub hackathon! Well, joint winners but the main word is WINNER. First of all we want to say thank you to all the guys at the Water Hub and the Sunderland Software Centre for organising and inviting. There was some tough competition there and we

eRum Competition Winners

The Main Competition The Secondary Competition What next? The results of the eRum competition are in! Before we announce the winners we would like to thank everyone who entered. It has been a pleasure to look at all of the ideas on show. The Main Competition The winner of the main competition is Lukasz Janiszewski.

Regular Expressions Every R programmer Should Know

Regex: The backslash, \ Regex: The hat ,^, and dollar, $ Regex: Round parentheses,(), and the pipe, | Regex: Square parentheses,[], and the asterisk, * Regular expressions. How they can be cruel! Well we’re here to make them a tad easier. To do so we’re going to make use of the stringr package install.packages("stringr") library("stringr")

ReCoding the Wall: Mixing art and code

At Jumping Rivers we often collaborate with the local community. This includes attending regional events such as those run by Creative FUSE, a partnership between the North East’s five universities. I recently attended an event at the National Glass Centre called ReCoding the Wall. The artwork, Colour Field, is a large interactive LED wall currently