March 23, 2020

Scala for Data Science

Scala for data science. These words may fill many data scientists with fear and uncertainty--others may even react with indignation. After all, doesn’t our Python toolkit give us everything we need for exploring data, training algorithms, visualizing results, and making discoveries? What is the benefit of throwing a new language into the mix, especially one with a decidedly less intuitive feel for many of us coming from academic research backgrounds? 

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