1. Feels pretty doofy to be hopping onto this particular bandwagon, but I was pleasantly surprised by the Apple Music launch today. I'm not one much for playlists—full albums, always—but every note landed for me. That, or I've caught early-onset Cool Dad Syndrome.
  2. Big news for the R community: the adults are getting involved. Of course I'm wary of Microsoft, Google, et al. throwing their weight around in the code I use daily, it's awfully nice to see some investment and interest. Rough edges abound in R and anything to stop packages breaking and dumb design decisions can only be good. (Right?)