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Revolutions blog: November 2018 roundup

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For more than 10 years, 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 November:

David Gerard assesses the plausibility of a key plot point in 'Jurassic Park'
with simulations in R:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/jurassic-park.html

In-database R is available in Azure SQL Database for private preview:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/r-support-in-azure-sql-database.html

Introducing AzureR, a new suite of R packages for managing Azure resources in R:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/azurer-intro.html 

The AzureRMR package provides an interface for Resource Manager.
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/azurermr-azure-resource-manager.html

Roundup of AI, Machine Learning and Data Science news from November 2018:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/ai-roundup-nov-2018.html

You can now use the AI capabilities of Microsoft Cognitive Services within a
container you host:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/cognitive-services-updates.html

A look back at some of the R applications presented at the EARL conference in
Seattle:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/report-from-earl-seattle.html

Slides and notebooks from my ODSC workshop, AI for Good:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/workshop-ai-for-good.html

T-Mobile uses AI models implemented with R to streamline customer service:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/t-mobile-uses-r.html

A guide to R packages for importing and working with US Census data:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/working-with-us-census-data-in-r.html

Azure Machine Learning Studio, the online drag-and-drop data analysis tool,
upgrades its R support:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/azure-ml-studio-r-34.html

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

* How the planets would look in the sky, if they were as close as the Moon:
  https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/because-its-friday-if-planets-were.html

* Pavarotti and Freddie Mercury, impersonated by the same performer:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/because-its-friday-pavarotti-v-mercury.html

* The real-world physics of the sci-fi series The Expanse:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/because-its-friday-the-physics-of-the-expanse.html

* Real robots and simulated people, dancing:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/because-its-friday-robot-dance.html

* The different ways human languages write animal sounds:
https://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/11/because-its-friday-animal-sounds.html

As always, thanks for the comments and please keep sending suggestions to me at
[hidden email] or via Twitter (I'm @revodavid).

Cheers,
# David

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David M Smith <[hidden email]>
Cloud Advocate, Microsoft Cloud & AI Developer Relations
Tel: +1 (312) 9205766 (Chicago IL, USA)
Twitter: @revodavid | Blog:  http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com

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