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# Monthly Archives: May 2012

## Poll Shows Open Source Almost Even with Commercial Analytics Software

The 2012 results of the annual KDnuggets poll are in. It shows R in first place with 30.7% of users reporting having used it for a real project. Excel is almost as popular. It seems out of place among so … Continue reading

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## Will 2015 be the Beginning of the End for SAS and SPSS?

Learning to use a data analysis tool well takes significant effort, so people tend to continue using the tool they learned in college for much of their careers. As a result, the software used by professors and their students is … Continue reading

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## Things I’ve Learned About WordPress.com

I’m almost done moving this site from Google Sites to WordPress. This post describes some of the some things I’ve learned about WordPress.com. By default, WordPress.com makes your site look like a blog. I preferred it look like a web … Continue reading

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