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Julia Silge

I’m an international keynote speaker and real-world practitioner focused on data analysis and machine learning. I love making beautiful charts, the statistical programming language R, and Jane Austen.

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Data scientist & software engineer at RStudio PBC

Explore art over time in the Tate collection 🖼

Explore art over time in the Tate collection 🖼

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Code generation for tuning random forests using IKEA furniture prices 🛋

Code generation for tuning random forests using IKEA furniture prices 🛋

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Tune and interpret decision trees for wind turbine capacity 🌬

Tune and interpret decision trees for wind turbine capacity 🌬

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Predicting class membership for the Datasaurus Dozen 🦖

Predicting class membership for the Datasaurus Dozen 🦖

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Modeling NCAA women's 🏀 tournament seeds

Modeling NCAA women's 🏀 tournament seeds

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Introducing our new book, Tidy Modeling with R 📖

Introducing our new book, Tidy Modeling with R 📖

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Handle class imbalance in modeling Himalayan climbing expeditions ⛰

Handle class imbalance in modeling Himalayan climbing expeditions ⛰

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Modeling crop yields 🌽🍚🌾 with tidy data principles

Modeling crop yields 🌽🍚🌾 with tidy data principles

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Build a predictive text model for The Last Airbender

Build a predictive text model for The Last Airbender

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Get started with tidymodels and the Palmer penguins 🐧

Get started with tidymodels and the Palmer penguins 🐧

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Announcing our new book 📖! Supervised Machine Learning for Text Analysis in R

Announcing our new book 📖! Supervised Machine Learning for Text Analysis in R

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Predicting astronaut mission duration 👩‍🚀🚀 with bootstrap aggregation

Predicting astronaut mission duration 👩‍🚀🚀 with bootstrap aggregation

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The Bechdel test and the X-Mansion with bootstrap resampling 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️

The Bechdel test and the X-Mansion with bootstrap resampling 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️

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Impute missing data for historical trans-Atlantic slave voyages

Impute missing data for historical trans-Atlantic slave voyages

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PCA and UMAP with cocktail recipes 🥃🍸🍹

PCA and UMAP with cocktail recipes 🥃🍸🍹

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Learn about log odds and empirical Bayes with cocktail 🍸 recipes

Learn about log odds and empirical Bayes with cocktail 🍸 recipes

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Tune XGBoost with beach volleyball data 🏐

Tune XGBoost with beach volleyball data 🏐

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Learn supervised machine learning with my free interactive course

Learn supervised machine learning with my free interactive course

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Multinomial classification for volcano eruptions 🌋 with tidymodels

Multinomial classification for volcano eruptions 🌋 with tidymodels

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Building a sentiment analysis model with Animal Crossing user reviews

Building a sentiment analysis model with Animal Crossing user reviews

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Predicting fines for GDPR violations with tidymodels

Predicting fines for GDPR violations with tidymodels

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Principal component analysis and the best hip hop songs ever

Principal component analysis and the best hip hop songs ever

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Bootstrap resampling with #TidyTuesday beer production data

Bootstrap resampling with #TidyTuesday beer production data

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Tuning random forest hyperparameters in R with #TidyTuesday trees data

Tuning random forest hyperparameters in R with #TidyTuesday trees data

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Lasso regression for IMDB ratings of The Office

Lasso regression for IMDB ratings of The Office

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Practice handling dates in R with lubridate... THEATRICALLY

Practice handling dates in R with lubridate... THEATRICALLY

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