2018-03-07 Hadley Wickham - You can't do data science in a GUI

A joint Chicago Chapter ACM / Loyola University Computer Science Department meeting

You can't do data science in a GUI

Speaker: Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist at RStudio

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

5:45 pm Doors open

6:30 pm Presentation

Note location

Loyola University Lake Shore Campus

Crown Center Auditorium

1001-25 W Loyola Ave, Chicago, IL 60626

(Campus Map Building #11)

Admission: Free, General Admission, open to the public

In this provocatively titled talk I'll attempt to convince you of the truth of four ideas central to my work:

Hadley Wickham is Chief Scientist at RStudio, a member of the R Foundation, and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and the University of Auckland. He builds tools (both computational and cognitive) to make data science easier, faster, and more fun. His work includes packages for data science (the tidyverse: including ggplot2, dplyr, tidyr, purrr, and readr) and principled software development (roxygen2, testthat, devtools). He is also a writer, educator, and speaker promoting the use of R for data science. Learn more on his website, hadley.nz

Additional travel information

Loyola's web page about transportation:  https://www.luc.edu/campustransportation/generalinformation/visitorsandguests/

Campus Map: (building #11)  https://www.luc.edu/media/lucedu/pdfs-campusmaps/lsc.pdf

The Crown Center Auditorium is at the east end of Loyola Avenue. Just before getting to the building, turn south down the driveway along the west side of the building. The main entrance is on the south side of the building, not directly on Loyola Ave.

There will likely not be street parking in this area, you may use one of the two Loyola parking lots, cost is $7.

Public transportation is a good option. The Loyola Red Line CTA L stop is right on Loyola Ave, and several buses serve the area. (see the Loyola link above)


Click here to Reserve for Wednesday, March 7

or send an e-mail to greg@neumarke.net



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