Python vs. R: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Python vs. R: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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Date(s) - 28/05/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



The two most popular languages for Machine Learning and Data Science are Python and R. As with any computer language, you can’t have it all:
there are advantages and disadvantages, compromises, and sometimes a bit of ugliness.

Clem will do an overview of the two languages so you can get a better feel for which one might be better for your use case, pitfalls and practicalities.


6:00 pm – 6:20 pm Arrival and mingling
6:20 pm – 6:30 pm Opening words by Murat Baday, CEO of Magnimind Academy, the Meetup sponsors.
6:30 pm – 7:20 pm Clem Wang, “Python vs. R: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”
7:20 pm – 7:30 pm Q&A

About Clem Wang:

Clem Wang has been a Data Scientist for 15 years, working at both large companies like Yahoo and Microsoft, and a bunch of startups. He’s used both Python and R professionally. In a previous life, he’s been involved with QA’ing compilers and interpreters, so he has some insights in the inner workings of R and Python.

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