Start Getting and Working with Data with “Data Acquisition and Manipulation with Python”

This news is a few weeks late, but better late than never!

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Get Started Learning Python for Data Science with “Unpacking NumPy and Pandas”

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Data or Die

In the 2016 election, few spectators realized Donald Trump’s data advantage until after he’d won.

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On Programming Languages; Why My Dad Went From Programming to Driving a Bus

In Data Science from Scratch, a book introducing data science using Python, Joel Grus said the following about R (pg. 302):

Although you can totally get away with not learning R, a lot of data scientists and data science projects use it, so it’s worth getting familiar with it.

In part, this is so that you can understand people’s R-based blog posts and examples and code; in part, this is to help you better appreciate the (comparatively) clean elegance of Python; and in part, this is to help you be a more informed participant in the never-ending “R versus Python” flamewars.

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