"Here's further perspective a year and a half after Vincent's article. His article is still awesome, very helpful.
If you're new to the Data Science space and trying to figure out what platform to adopt, go Linux/Unix. The Data…"
"Good follow up post.
I've thought more about this question lately. All else being equal, if someone is just starting to learn to program, I'd recommend Python. The gist is to learn the foundations of computing with Python that can be…"
"Another entry in the language wars. It's not going to end and there is no, one best language. This is a helpful article that has 330 reader comments as of this morning and spans from Fortran to aspirant…"
"There are so many discussions that can come of this topic.
A constant is that with rights come responsibilities. This is true at both the personal and the institutional levels. And true prior to data science and now, with data science and analytics.…"
"Here’s the basis for my skepticism and maybe a way out of the problem.
With the suite of techniques currently available, we would use either a supervised or unsupervised algorithm. Forget supervised. There is one data point, WA state, and we…"
"The first thing I thought about when reading the article is causality vs. correlation.
I don’t think the problem is answerable with any confidence. Vince, as usual, you list a whole host of good questions that could be important.…"