Podcasts and Videos
Take some time out from your busy week to talk about database access with R!
In this informal tutorial we'll share some recent experiences using remote and in-memory SQL databases (MySQL and SQLite) to access and analyze near real time, aggregated RPI WiFi data for the RPI SafeCampus and StudySafe applications. As time permits we may also cover our use of ElasticSearch, esp. in our COVID Twitter project, and SPARQL endpoints (Blazegraph, StarDog) as data sources.
You don't have to be a MacHead to produce cool videos! Mature open source tools like OBS Studio (video recording and streaming), OpenShot (video editing) and Audacity (audio editing) bring awesome video production capabilities to any desktop.
In this entry-level tutorial we'll introduce you to these tools from the perspective of a Linux user and demonstrate some of the tricks we've learned during these COVID times. Maybe you want to step up your game for pre-recorded lectures or talks; maybe you want a cool alternative to Webex's screen sharing. Show up and ask questions! If time permits we'll demonstrate how to make those video choir videos...
This will be very interactive and very informal!
Highlights from 112 Undergraduate Research Experiences in the Rensselaer Data INCITE Lab During COVID-19 Pandemic