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R-Ladies Johannesburg is part of a worldwide organization to promote gender diversity in the R community. More info:
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 28
told us about the grid load curve, which looks like a duck ()-he recreated it in R. Electricity providers need to manage the neck of the duck when people start using the grid again (e.g. after sunset). Hard problem to solve!
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 28
analysed education discourse with topic models, and gave us amazing info on text analysis! Topic models are an unsupervised method, and is able to help sort through lots of text data, we find on social media. 🥇: stm 📦 ()
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 28
gave us an Intro to the rtweet 📦. We particularly, are interested in learning how to tweet from R, it would be super handy for online conf days 😉. As an aside we also learnt how to do an upset plot (a visualisation for dealing with multiple sets)! 🤯
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 28
showed us how linking survey data with social media data helps give quite good insights. With survey data you are able to get a representative sample, & with the social media data you can interpret user behaviour. Check out the pewmethods 📦 ().
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 28
has kicked off!First up helping us understand where the h*ck to start with R. She reminded us that impostor syndrome gets to many of us! Tip when learning: Set small, specific learning goals. Pick a dataset & figure out what you want to learn.
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 26
📣 🆓🆒 Another free online SatRday folks, and the schedule looks amazing 🤩! 📆 28th March 🕒 9h00 EDT (15h00 SAST [UTC + 2]) 🔗 👩🏻‍💻 Thanks ❣️
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 21
📆 24th March 🕤 20h30 CET (currently UTC + 1) 📖 ggplot2 🔗 Thanks 🙌🏽
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Mine CetinkayaRundel Mar 20
Join me for a webinar on using RStudio Cloud as an instructor, with a special emphasis on remote teaching 🗓 24 March 🕓 4-5pm EDT / 8-9pm GMT 🔗
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 19
Even if you feel comfortable in R, I guarantee you will learn, some cool new tricks from ! 📚📈👩🏻‍💻
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Sharla Gelfand Mar 17
double dplyr duty for ! 📚 dplyr::bind_rows() row binds data frames (and lists of 'em!) 👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 dplyr::n_groups() and friends tell you about a data frame's grouping 💻
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satRday South Africa Mar 17
Can you believe it's been over a week since ?! Don't forget to have a look at the presentation slides which are all available here: .
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Sharla Gelfand Mar 16
🚂🚂 all aboard the distraction train! ♊️ janitor::get_dupes() identifies rows where a variable is duplicated 👯 janitor::remove_constant() removes columns with constant values (plus bonus remove_empty()!) 💻
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Shel 🇰🇪 Mar 16
Haha!! I think the best curriculum is on twitter!! WOW!!! There is something new everyday.
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Shel 🇰🇪 Mar 16
Today, I learnt how to embed youtube videos in RMarkdown. Am I the only one who did not know how to do this?😲😲 I used one of the videos from "The Green Calabash" youtube channel (cc , thanks for the amazing content ❤️).
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RStudioEDU Mar 16
Upcoming webinar: Teaching Online on Short Notice shares advice for moving your in-person class online in a hurry. March 19th at 4PM EDT Learn more and sign up at,
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R-Ladies Global Mar 15
📢 We're excited to announce our latest additions to our global team: Welcome and ! 🎉💜
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 14
Whoop whoop 🙌🏽, another R user group in Southern Africa! Wonderful ❣️ Congratulations 🎉
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 14
are rocking the last minute remote conf! Check out the slides of the wonderful talks here:
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 14
Replying to @satRdayNeuCH
Unfortunately we have to miss the rest of the conf due to other obligations, but we’re super bummed to be missing out 😔! It was wonderful, well done for getting the remote conf going last minute with such grace❣️
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R-Ladies Johannesburg Mar 14
sharing his more than pesky little problem, of a missing datapoint. Reproducibility is critical,but hard to do! We're getting better, since we have many R tools at our disposal - BUT we must remain vigilant. Check out:
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