In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users.
Peter Provost ports some 80’s-era BASIC programs for kids to R.
In a podcast for Fringe FM, I discuss the ethics of AI, Microsoft and Open Source, and the R Community.
Roundup of AI, Machine Learning and Data Science news from October 2018.
In this episode of “Guy in a Cube”, R is used to visualize Anscombe’s Quartet via Power BI.
Di Cook suggests using computer vision to automate statistical model assessment for machine learning in the 2018 Belz Lecture.
R provides the analysis behind a front-page story on bridge safety in the Baltimore Sun.
Tomas Kalibera describes the big impacts of a small tweak to the logical comparison operators in R.
The Economist is now using R to calculate its famous “Big Mac Index”.
Behind-the-scenes details of how R gets built on Windows, from a presentation by Jeroen Ooms.
The R Consortium has accepted another round of grant applications for R community projects.
A list of upcoming R conferences.
A recap of AI, Machine Learning and Data Science announcements from the Microsoft Ignite conference.
And some general interest stories (not necessarily related to R):
- A lesson on diversity: the Parable of the Polygons
- The story behind the baseball scene in The Naked Gun
- Public Key Cryptography, as explained by IKEA
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