Nos Autem Non In Antebellum; Bella Iam Inceperat

(Leading this with the periodic warning/reminder that this blog occasionally breaks from technical content and has category-based RSS feeds which can be used to ensure one never see non-technical content.) Every decent human (which excludes 74,222,958 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ who voted for this, now 100% undeniable, traitor) with knowledge of this past week’s tragic events is likely… Continue reading

Bringing R to Swift on macOS

Over Christmas break I teased some screencaps: A more refined #rstats #swift "SwiftR" example. Simple Image view + some text views, a color picker and a button that runs R-in-Swift code (like {reticulate} does for Python in R) Note no ssd/hd storage round-trip for the plot. Code snippet: https://t.co/fWaHnztUgd pic.twitter.com/y5m1I16tCB — Caliban's War (@hrbrmstr) December… Continue reading

Updated Apache Drill R JDBC Interface Package {sergeant.caffeinated} With {dbplyr} 2.x Compatibility

While the future of the Apache Drill ecosystem is somewhat in-play (MapR โ€” a major sponsoring org for the project โ€” is kinda dead), I still use it almost daily (on my local home office cluster) to avoid handing over any more money to Amazon than I/we already do. The latest (yet-to-be-released) v1.18.0 has some… Continue reading

It’s [Almost] Over; Much Damage Has Been Done; But I [We] Have A Call To Unexpected Action

NOTE: There’s a unique feed URL for R/tech stuff โ€” https://rud.is/b/category/r/feed/. If you hit the generic “subscribe” button b/c the vast majority of posts have been on that, this isn’t one of those posts and you should probably delete it and move on with more important things than the rantings of silly man with a… Continue reading