Apr

8

Who is hero for day today? I want to say something about the world's second biggest faker taking "bold steps" but one must find a hero to counterbalance.

Phil McDonnell writes: 

Here is the internal memo from the West Virginian:

He could be a hero too. He was a co-developer of S, the statistical programming language that many of us use. Conceptually it is very similar to the open source R.

 


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  1. Michael Peters on April 9, 2011 3:31 am

    Phil, you have your Chambers confused. What's the likelihood?

    Chambers (statistician)

    Chambers (CEO)

  2. Sam Humbert on April 9, 2011 8:56 am

    That was my first thought as well, but possibly Dr McDonnell is engaged in wordplay or other intellectual japery that’s over our heads. http://www-stat.stanford.edu/people/faculty/chambers/

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