There has been considerable debate over choosing R vs. Python for Data Science. Based on my limited knowledge/experience, both R and Python are great languages and are worth learning; so why not learn them together?
The techniques and tools covered in learn-r-and-python-in-parallel are most similar to the requirements found in Data Scientist job advertisements.
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