Posts Tagged ‘ future ’

A competition to recommend “relevant” R packages – and the future of R

October 9, 2010

Update: the competition was just launched. * * * What is the competition about? Drew Conway and John Myles Whyte have collected data from (52) R users about the packages they have installed. The data is now available on github for download and the contest will be run on the kaggle platform. For more details,

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“The next big thing”, R, and Statistics in the cloud

April 14, 2010

A friend just e-mailed me about a blog post by Dr. AnnMaria De Mars titled “The Next Big Thing”. In it Dr. De Mars wrote (I allowed myself to emphasize some parts of the text): Contrary to what some people seem to think, R is definitely not the next big thing, either. I am always surprised when people ask me why I think...

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