R Weekly 2019-08 No Warranty, Weather



Open letter to journal editor

The Ultimate Infinite

R in the Real World

Where are the places

R for Political Data Science

LEGO mosaics

R in Organizations

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


  • sen2r - R toolbox to find, download and preprocess Sentinel-2 data

  • CBRT - Easy access to the CBRT database, provides functions for finding, and downloading more than 22,000 time series from the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey’s database.

GitHub or Bitbucket

Updated Packages

  • ssh 0.4 - The ssh package provides a native ssh client for R.

  • Rblpapi 0.3.9 - Connecting R to Bloomberg

  • RVowpalWabbit 0.0.13 - RVowpalWabbit connects GNU R to the very impressive Vowpal Wabbit fast out-of-core learning system.

  • babynames - For each year from 1880 to 2017, the number of children of each sex given each name.

Videos and Podcasts

Gist & Cookbook

  • classify - Help us classify functions from data analysis R scripts into categories


How to generate and plot the

Use algebra and calculus with R and yacas to

R Project Updates

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