Michael Chirico is a data scientist working on compute memory efficiency at Google. Before that he worked at Grab in Singapore and earlier got his PhD in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is passionate about making tools to empower others who work with data (most of this energy is directed towards
data.table) and loves learning languages (at various middling levels of proficiency in Japanese, Spanish, and Mandarin, with goals to learn Cantonese, Hokkien, Vietnamese and Bahasa).
January 21, 2021
The R community is globally distributed and R itself is available with messages in 14 languages.