Richie chats to Oliver and Charlotte about the importance of web data, how Oliver isn’t a data scientist, how Charlotte uses data on the web for teaching, web APIs and R packages to access them, web scraping for social good, and data in the cloud vs. computing in the cloud.
Richie chats to Colin about his academic work and consultancy, high performance computing in R, the joy of Fortran 77, how the kids these days have it easy, trends in R usage, efficient programming and premature optimization, and the problem with working while connected to the internet.
In this episode, Nick interviews Garrett Grolemund. Garrett is a Data Scientist at RStudio and the author of Hands-On Programming with R and R for Data Science from O'Reilly Media. He talks us through how he discovered R, the evolution of R, what data science means to him and much more.
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