While most of us here in the US were enjoying the Thanksgiving Day holiday, 100 million miles away the comet ISON was rounding the sun on its first trip through the solar system. But would it also be its last?
Wondering what's in store for predictive analytics in 2014? Then don't miss the live webinar on Tuesday December 3, 14 for 14: Analytics Predictions for 2014. The webinar will feature speakers from Tableau, Cloudera, Revolution Analytics and Cloudera sharing their predictions for the coming year. The webinar is presented by Alteryx, and you can register at the link below.
In this roundup of R-related news: Domino enables data science collaboration; Plotly adds an R graphics gallery; Revolution Analytics R user group sponsorship applications are open; and Quandl adds new data sets.
It's pretty easy (and free!) to download R and install it on your own PC, Mac or Linux machine, but if you don't have one of those or simply aren't ready to commit to installing it, you can now try it out online. R-Fiddle (from DataMind) provides an easy-to-use interactive R console that you can run from your browser. Here's an example: