Edward tufte keyNoTe
Edward Tufte will be kicking off PLOTCON NYC this year with his keynote talk. Edward is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University. He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization including, “The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.” The New York Times described ET as the “Leonardo da Vinci of data. 🎨
DASH MASTER’s CLASS
Chris Parmer, creator of Dash, will be giving a 2 day master’s class for Dash users. Called the “Shiny for Python“, Dash allows scientists, engineers, analysts, and financiers to build rich, complex web apps with just a few lines of Python.
DATA VIZ FOR REACT.JS
Ken Wheeler of Formidable Labs will be demoing their open-source project, “Victory Charts” – React components for modular charting and data visualization. If you’re curious about how two hot topics (React and Data Viz) can be elegantly combined, this talk is a great starting point.
DISCOUNT FOR R-BLOGGERS
Are you an R-Bloggers subscriber? Use the discount code “R-BLOGGERS” to receive a 10% discount on your ticket purchase. Carson Sievert will also be conducting a master’s class on advanced data visualization in R.
See you in NYC! 🗽