Exponential growth of R's open source community threatens commercial competitorsApr 21, 2016, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)
Sure, you may be a shy, introverted quant nerd, but the R community waits with open arms to receive you. And share its bounty with you. So much so, in fact, that the total number of CRAN (Comprehensive R Package Network) packages keeps mushrooming roughly exponentially as the data science elite share at a frenetic pace.