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Keep up with new R questions on StackOverflow with @StackOverflowR

Last time I checked on the number of R questions on StackOverflow, back in June 2011, there were 5000. Today, there are 23,649. (For comparison, there are 15,649 questions about Matlab and 971 questions on SAS.)  If you use Twitter, thanks to Trey Causey there's now an easy way to keep up with new R questions posted to StackOverflow. Just follow @StackOverflowR, which tweets new questions as they appear. Though a feed of questions with newly-accepted answers would be nice too...

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David Smith is Vice President of Marketing and Community at Revolution Analytics. He has a long history with the R and statistics communities. After graduating with a degree in Statistics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, he spent four years researching statistical methodology at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, where he also developed a number of packages for the S-PLUS statistical modeling environment. He continued his association with S-PLUS at Insightful (now TIBCO Spotfire) overseeing the product management of S-PLUS and other statistical and data mining products.<

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