**Update**: the competition was just launched.

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### What is the competition about?

Drew Conway and John Myles Whyte have collected data from (52) R users about the packages they have installed. The data is now available on github for download and the contest will be run on the kaggle platform.

For more details, **head over to dataists**.

And for fun, here is the dependency graph for R packages they have assembled so far:

### A tiny bit more on R bloggers virality

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