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 R-bloggers.com website, and lists the top 10 authors.
An R package for creating interesting designs with generative algorithms.
And some general interest stories (not necessarily related to R):
- Learn regular expressions with interactive "crosswords"
- A tongue-in-cheek review of Wes Anderson's movies
- Snarky captions for incorrect maps used in news reports
- A few podcast recommendations, from me
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