Advanced Data Science


Scaling Shiny apps with asynchronous programming

June 7, 2018 |

Asynchronous programming offers a way to offload certain classes of long-running operations from the main R thread, such that Shiny apps can remain responsive.


Training your TensorFlow models in the cloud

April 25, 2018 |

TensorFlow is an open-source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs.


Thinking inside the box: you can do that inside a data frame?!

April 13, 2018 |

The data frame is a crucial data structure in R and, especially, in the Tidyverse. Working on a column or a variable is a very natural operation, which is great. But what about row-oriented work?


Creating and Preprocessing a Design Matrix with Recipes

June 8, 2017 |

In this talk, a new package called recipes is shown where the specification of model terms and preprocessing steps can be enumerated sequentially.