Blog: R Stands for “Rad” in the Big Data WorldIf you’re in the Big Data world, you know that the R statistics language is totally rad! It has more than 6,100 add-on packages, 41,000+ members in LinkedIn’s R group, and 170+ R Meetup groups currently in existence. The bonus? It’s free, open source, powerful and highly extensible. To say it is popular is an understatement.