This Thursday, December 10th at 7 pm UTC, as part of the Why R? Webinar series, we will be delighted to host David Smith, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. He will be speaking about the history of R at Microsoft and surveying the company products that now integrate with our beloved R programming language.
David will answer all your questions at the end of the session. Join us!
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- David Smith With a background in statistics and data science, David is the editor of the Revolutions blog where he has written about applications of data science with a focus on the programming language “R” since 2009. He is also a co-author of the R manual “Introduction to R”, and a member of the board of directors for the R Consortium. He lives with his husband in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow David on Twitter as @revodavid.
R at Microsoft
In 2015, Microsoft acquired the R-based software startup Revolution Analytics, which spurred Microsoft’s investment in R and, ultimately, in open source generally. In this talk, David will review the history of R at Microsoft, and survey the landscape of Microsoft products than now integrate with R.
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