rOpenSci | Social Coworking and Office Hours - Create/Update your 'Happy File'/'Brag Document'!
July 4, 2023

Social Coworking and Office Hours - Create/Update your 'Happy File'/'Brag Document'!

online, 🌐 • With Maëlle Salmon, Steffi LaZerte.

📝 Collaborative notes

Join us for 2 hours Tuesday July 04, 14:00 European Central (12:00 UTC) for Social Coworking + Office Hours

This month we’re focusing on the theme Create/Update your ‘Happy File’ or ‘Brag Document’, listing your small and big accomplishments at work! with co-host Maëlle Salmon, rOpenSci’s own Research Software Engineer!

Come for the full 2 hrs or only as long as you need!


  • Explore what goes into a ‘Happy File’/‘Brag Document’ and why you need one
  • Start collecting items to add to your ‘Happy File’
  • Cowork independently on work related to R
    • Plan out that package you’ve always wanted to create
    • Work on packages that tend to be neglected
    • What ever you need to get done!


  • Meet co-host, Maëlle Salmon, and brainstorm what to include in your Happy File.
  • Chat about where to store it and when to remember to look at it 😀
  • Meet other R users and rOpenSci staff in Zoom
  • Get answers to your questions
    • Ask your hosts
    • Ask your fellow coworkers
    • Discuss your work, best practices, or get advice and resources
  • Answer other coworkers’ questions!

We host Social Coworking + Office Hours on the first Tuesday of each month, alternating among timezones to accommodate different parts of the world.

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