by Joseph Rickert
R user groups seem to be sprouting all over. Since last September we have noticed ten new groups worldwide:
- Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland-R-Users-Group (AKLRUG) had 33 people attend their March 8th meeting
- Chang Mai Thailand: Chang Mai is the first R user group in Thailand
- Durban, South Africa: The Durban R User Group is looking forward to holding its first meeting on April 10th
- Luxembourg: LuxR has met 4 times since last November, twice discussing Kaggle competitions
- Marburg, Germany: MaRburg Local User Group had it first meeting last November
- Melbourne, Australia: MelbURN has already had 5 meetings since getting started last September
- Perm, Russia: peRmR discussed high performance computing at their second meeting
- Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh useR Group just announced itself to the world today (3/26)!
- Santiago, Chile: Grupo de Usuarios de R en Chile had its first meeting on March 16th
- Santa Barbara, CA: The Santa Barbara R Users Group will have its inagural meeting on April 4th!