In case you missed them, here are some articles from March of particular interest to R users.
The reticulate package provides an interface between R and Python.
BotRNot, a Shiny application that uses a generalized boosting model to identify bots on Twitter.
Using the Computer Vision API from R to generate captions for images.
The 20 most prolific package maintainers on CRAN.
The first in a series of monthly roundups of links on AI, ML and Data Science.
A guide to using R with Docker via the Rocker project.
R rises to 12th place in the semiannual Redmonk language rankings.
The OutliersO3 package compares various methods for detecting outliers.
Concepts about data in R explained to Excel users.
A proposal for improving the process of selecting Bayesian priors.
Free Azure offer for students with $100 in credits, no credit card required.
And some general interest stories (not necessarily related to R):
- Open Source Software, explained using Lego
- An impressive arithmetic performance on Countdown
- Citizens in Melbourne email trees
- A good listen on US foreign policy and national security: the Bombshell podcast
- Dancing with the neighbours
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