Jared Lander

Jared P. Lander is Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics, the Organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup and the New York & Washington DC R Conferences and an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School. With a masters from Columbia University in statistics and a bachelors from Muhlenberg College in mathematics, he has experience in both academic research and industry. He is the author of R for Everyone, a book about R Programming geared toward Data Scientists and Non-Statisticians alike. His writings on statistics can be found at jaredlander.com.


Debunking the R vs. Python Myth

August 26, 2020

For data science to be credible, agile and durable, we need to embrace the differences between R vs. Python.

rstudio::conf 2020

R: Then and Now

January 30, 2020

R has changed a lot since the meetup was founded 10 years ago. Back then we were using base graphics (or lattice) and the apply family of functions and we didn't have pipes.