"The example below illustrates this article and it's arguments are just plain wrong.
The person asking for assistance here is the inventor of XBRL and a CPA - no shortage of business knowledge there. The technology he is trying…"
The issues you raise are a great opportunity for critical thought.
If there is no fixed paradigm for data science how does it make sense to fix the programming languages to be used for it. First of all before we dismiss them as irrelevant to…"
"@Ajit Your intention seems to be to mediocritize data science programming. The person who works with say Julia, Mathematica , Scala and Xquery is probably by some distance the superior programmer.
What is supposed to happen to them?"
Data Science = Python v R is the very embodiment of mistaking the part for the whole - per John Mark Agosta's earlier post - data science is not statistical data programming. Note that I specifically mentioned the context of the…"
"It's a ridiculous article about a ridiculous (but sadly popular) idea.
Consider " From a pedagogical standpoint, this approach is similar to David Asubel who stressed the importance of prior knowledge in being able to learn…"
"There is a snag with the reasoning in the last paragraph and I can only speak to data engineering, software engineering and machine learning because that is my background.
People who are genuinely good in these areas are actually quite rare.…"
"It is really quite silly to insist on Python on a data science resume.
Firstly the advocates of the language claim it is easy to learn.
Secondly there are certain programming languages knowledge of which tends to delineate superior programming…"