Revolutions blog: November 2018 roundup

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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 ( and every month I post a
summary of articles from the previous month of particular interest to readers of

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:

In-database R is available in Azure SQL Database for private preview:

Introducing AzureR, a new suite of R packages for managing Azure resources in R: 

The AzureRMR package provides an interface for Resource Manager.

Roundup of AI, Machine Learning and Data Science news from November 2018:

You can now use the AI capabilities of Microsoft Cognitive Services within a
container you host:

A look back at some of the R applications presented at the EARL conference in

Slides and notebooks from my ODSC workshop, AI for Good:

T-Mobile uses AI models implemented with R to streamline customer service:

A guide to R packages for importing and working with US Census data:

Azure Machine Learning Studio, the online drag-and-drop data analysis tool,
upgrades its R support:

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:

* Pavarotti and Freddie Mercury, impersonated by the same performer:

* The real-world physics of the sci-fi series The Expanse:

* Real robots and simulated people, dancing:

* The different ways human languages write animal sounds:

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

# David

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