In case you missed it: April 2018 roundup

May 9, 2018

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

In case you missed them, here are some articles from April of particular interest to R users.

Microsoft R Open 3.4.4, based on R 3.4.4, is now available.

An R script by Ryan Timpe converts a photo into instructions for rendering it as LEGO bricks.

R functions to build a random maze in Minecraft, and have your avatar solve the maze automatically.

A dive into some of the internal changes bringing performance improvements to the new R 3.5.0.

AI, Machine Learning and Data Science Roundup, April 2018

An analysis with R shows that Uber has overtaken taxis for trips in New York City.

News from the R Consortium: new projects, results from a survey on licenses, and R-Ladies is promoted to a top-level project.

A talk, aimed at Artificial Intelligence developers, making the case for using R.

Bob Rudis analyzes data from the website, and lists the top 10 authors.

An R-based implementation of Silicon Valley's "Not Hotdog" application.

An R package for creating interesting designs with generative algorithms.

And some general interest stories (not necessarily related to R):

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