While using R for your everyday calculations is so much more fun than using your smartphone, that’s not the (only) reason we’re here. So let’s move on to the real thing: How to make data tell us a story.
At journocode, we’re starting out with an intro to the tool we rely on most right now: The statistical programming language R. “R: A Language for Data Analysis and Graphics” is mostly used in statistics, but is very useful for journalists working with data as well.
— Timo Grossenbacher (@grssnbchr) 22. Oktober 2015