R vs Python: A False Dichotomy

There have been a few articles lately posing the age old question: “Is R or Python a better language to learn for a budding young data scientist?"

The consensus answer appears to be “It depends”, but in reality there’s no need to choose between R and Python, because you can have both.

It’s called RPy2: http://rpy.sourceforge.net/rpy2/doc-2.1/html/introduction.html