Episode 1: Introduction

Posted on Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 | Category: Podcast
Here is the inaugural episode of the R-Podcast! In this episode, I take a few minutes to introduce myself and to explain the main goals of this podcast. I also define what R is and give an overview of R’s history of development and features that distinguish it from other statistical software. Please feel free to send your feedback to theRcast[at]gmail.com or leave a voice mail at 1-269-849-9780.

Show Notes

Episode 1 Time Stamps

00:00 The R-Podcast #001 Introduction
00:31 Introduction
01:31 About me
05:00 Goals of the R-Podcast
08:01 What is R?
12:22 Why I am a fan of R
16:50 History of R development
24:25 About the r-podcast.org site
25:54 How to subscribe
27:34 Feedback: theRcast@gmail.com, + 1-269-849-9780
30:52 End


Eric Nantz

Eric Nantz

Eric Nantz is a principal research scientist at a large life sciences company, creating innovative analytical pipelines and capabilities supporting study designs and analyses. Outside of his day job, Eric is passionate about connecting with the R community as the creator/host of the R-Podcast, Shiny Developer Series, and a curator / podcast host for the R Weekly project. Plus, he likes to share his adventures with R and general computing on Twitch livestreams at twitch.tv/rpodcast.