In case you missed them, here are some articles from July of particular interest to R users.
R moves up to 5th place in the annual IEEE Spectrum programming language rankings.
FiveThirtyEight uses R extensively for data journalism, as explained in a presentation at useR!2016.
An in-depth look at DeployR's enterprise security model when calling R functions via the web services API.
Microsoft R Open 3.3.0 is now available for Windows, Mac and PC.
A survey of quantitative business professionals ranks R as the most-used software, followed by SAS and Python.
Microsoft is hosting its first Data Science Summit: a conference for data scientists in Atlanta GA, September 26-27.
An interactive tree map of Pokemon Go types, created with R.
Using R to manage energy usage on the Microsoft campus.
The fact that NA^0 equals 1 reveals some insights about missing values in R.
Two presentations by me, recorded at useR!2016: How Microsoft uses data science to improve the lives of people with disabilities, and how R is integrated into Microsoft products.
A review of some recently-released R packages, by Joe Rickert.
Microsoft R Client is a desktop-based version of Microsoft R Server, includes the big-data ScaleR package, and free to download and use.
Resources (code and slides) from the tutorials presented at the useR!2016 conference.
Rick Becker presents the birth of the S language at Bell Labs.
Using Microsoft R Server within the Data Science Virtual Machine to graph airline delays from 14Gb of flight records.
A beginner's introduction to data science, in five short videos.
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