Will Scully-Power: Managing Director, Datarati


It’s all about the Ma(R)k
January 13, 2009, 8:52 pm
Filed under: Data, Visualisation | Tags: , , ,

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R is also the name of a popular programming language used by a growing number of data analysts inside corporations and academia. It is becoming their lingua franca partly because data mining has entered a golden age, whether being used to set ad prices, find new drugs more quickly or fine-tune financial models. Companies as diverse as Google, Pfizer, Merck, Bank of America, the InterContinental Hotels Group and Shell use it.

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