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  1. data guy at Austin, TX startup.
  2. Fluent in C++ and Python, but not a guru. 2.5. Lately, I'm loving C# and starting to learn F# too.
  3. Interested in using math to dominate my fantasy football league.
  4. I also have a PhD in physics.

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comment R vs Python for data analysis
I will say, though, that if I were working on a trading floor, and the head trader came to me with a csv of option prices and wanted me to fit them with a log-linear distribution and back out the mean and standard deviation, I wouldn't even consider Python. I think it's like three lines of code to do this in R.
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