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2020-01-07 14:20 #

Most languages do a whole lot of other crap other than printing out “hello world”, even if that’s all you asked for. — Hello world

2020-01-07 14:17 #

A nice discussion of colour schemes and templates by Paul Tol.

2020-01-07 14:13 #

Parallel computing with R: A brief review, by Dirk Eddelbuettel. #rstats

2020-01-06 15:33 #

Github has become a large repository of PDF books. Here's a new one, by fogus.

2020-01-06 15:24 #

Yet another intro to the tidyverse, FWIW: Statistical Inference via Data Science: A ModernDive into R and the tidyverse. I don't really understand why there need to be a rep_sample_n() function in chapter 7 (which is just imported from the infer package by moderndive, see the signature of the function) which does nothing more than what could possibly be done easily with base::sample. This drives me crazy sometimes. #rstats

2020-01-06 15:22 #

Ask HN: Are books worth it?

A well-written story, be it fiction or non-fiction can have a long lastig impact and even an emotional connection that I have personally never experienced with anything ‘online’.

Many related threads, e.g., Is RSS still worth the time?.

2020-01-06 15:18 #