and then I read this:
Why R is Bad for You
Summary: Someone had to say it. In my opinion R is not the best way to learn data science and not the best way to practice it either. More and more large employers agree.
- Sean Lopp, RStudio Tips and Tricks, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuSQgswZdr8&t=85s. Delivered by Sean Lopp (RStudio) at the 2017 New York R Conference on April 21st and 22nd at Work-Bench.
- William Vorhies, Why R is Bad for You, http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/why-r-is-bad-for-you