[R] Revolutions blog: July 2018 roundup

David Smith (CDA) d@vid@mi @ending from micro@oft@com
Wed Aug 8 18:35:55 CEST 2018

Since 2008, Microsoft staff and guests have written about R at the Revolutions
blog (http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com) and every month I post a summary of
articles from the previous month of particular interest to readers of r-help.

In case you missed them, here are some articles related to R from the
month of July:

R package authors validate quality and security for their packages with the
Linux Foundation's CII Best Practices Badge Program:

R scripts to generate images in the style of famous artworks, like Mondrian's:

A 6-minute video tour of the AI and Machine Learning services in Azure,
including R:

The July roundup of AI, Machine Learning and Data Science news:

An R package used to tile hexagons, used to create a striking banner of hex
stickers for useR!2018:

Highlights and links to videos from the useR!2018 conference:

Video and R scripts from my workshop on creating an app to detect images of
hotdogs: http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/07/r-for-ai-video.html

Microsoft has released a number of open data sets produced from its research
programs: http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/07/msr-open-data.html

R 3.5.1 has been released:

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

* An app to visualize the distribution of street orientations in cities:

* A TED talk explores the link between spoken language and the way we think:

As always, thanks for the comments and please keep sending suggestions to
me at davidsmi using microsoft.com or via Twitter (I'm @revodavid).

# David

David M Smith <davidsmi using microsoft.com>
Developer Advocate, Microsoft Cloud & Enterprise 
Tel: +1 (312) 9205766 (Chicago IL, USA)
Twitter: @revodavid | Blog:  http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com

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