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R Packages: Are we too trusting?

R Packages: Are we too trusting?

One of the great things about R, is the myriad of packages. Packages are typically installed via CRAN, Bioconductor and GitHub. But how often do we think about what we are installing? Do we pay attention or just install when something looks neat? Do we think about security or just take it that everything is secure?

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{benchmarkme}: new version

{benchmarkme}: new version

When discussing how to speed up slow R code, my first question is what is your computer spec? It’s always surprised me that people are wondering why analysing big data is slow, yet they are using a five-year-old cheap laptop. Spending a few thousand pounds would often make their problems disappear.

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We're Hiring: Data Scientist

We're Hiring: Data Scientist

Jumping Rivers is a data science company based in Newcastle. We are not sector based and our clients range through all industries. We are looking for individuals who enjoy a challenge. Main Duties Technical Duties: Provide technical training, Development of bespoke statistical algorithms, Building web applications using R and Shiny, Data analysis using R and/or Python.

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R Conference Costs v2.0

R Conference Costs v2.0

Last year we gave you a price break down of some of the most popular R conferences around the globe for 2017. We’re going to do it again for 2018. Remember, you can get up-to-date information on upcoming conferences via our GitHub page. It’s important to note that these costs are the prices of an industry ticket for the conference only.

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