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Zeke
@zbarge
1 year python, maybe 2 years HTML/CSS, 2 years SQL
you?
James Draper
@draperjames
Well I'll say for only one year you are killing the game
since 2013 in python, matlab, some R
Python is my favorite though.
I wish I could spend more time on app development most of what I do is hard core data analysis that gets pretty tedious after a while.
Zeke
@zbarge
Well awesome - thanks dude. Yeah Im really fortunate with my job - most of our tasks can be automated so I end up with free time waiting for scripts to run lol
Do you feel like it was valuable to learn matlab/R vs python?
James Draper
@draperjames
I only did matlab b/c I had too for the job. IDK engineers seem to like matlab and they claim it can do things better but I tend to disbelieve them. I despise R , I only learned enough of that to reverse engineer scripts that people released in academic papers. but if it was up to me I'd delete all of the R on the planet just so no one else was tempted to write more of it.
Zeke
@zbarge
haha thats funny. Whenever I get a wild hair I try to practice C++/Java but end up rolling my eyes at the 2 pages of convoluted looking code that could be 15 lines of Python..
I'm imagining R/matlab are the same way
c ++ make a pointer, touch the pointer, open the pointer, set the pointer, save the pointer, watch the pointer and delete it or you'll crash eventually, are you sure you got it? Check it again to make sure.
python: x = 10
James Draper
@draperjames
naw matlab is okay its just expensive and pretentious.
lol I know right
Zeke
@zbarge
ah i gotcha
James Draper
@draperjames
R is just as compact as python but the syntax is fucking insane
Zeke
@zbarge
hahaha
James Draper
@draperjames
any time I have look at it I get angry
Zeke
@zbarge
bahaha oh man, thats rough..
James Draper
@draperjames
yeah man most scientist are too lazy and stupid to switch to a better language and I think that is the only reason it's still around
Zeke
@zbarge
how sad
and unfortunate, im sure they could contribute 10x working on a nicer language
James Draper
@draperjames
eh maybe we are better off with out them :wink:
Zeke
@zbarge
haha you'd know better than me
James Draper
@draperjames
idk... did you do college?
Zeke
@zbarge
a community college for AA business admin, and online school for BA business management - marketing...not sure why i did all that.
James Draper
@draperjames
word I did community college too! I got my BS at UNC and I also don't know why I did all that.
I honestly liked community college better I feel like I got to know my professors and the students weren't as stuck up
Zeke
@zbarge
How about that, I wonder sometimes if I would have been better/worse off going to a big college
stuck up people suck...so that doesn't sound fun.
Regardless, i regret my choice of major more than most bad decisions I've made...
James Draper
@draperjames
damn really? I thought I picked the shitty major. all the people I know that did business seem to be doing better than me.
Zeke
@zbarge
I mean it has it's positives, but most of it is common sense. I wish I would've spent my time learning about algorithms and binary trees and all the CS stuff...
whats your major?
James Draper
@draperjames
biology... it was gonna be computational biology but I was a few credits shy of the requirement and I did't wanna pay them anymore money.
Zeke
@zbarge
Ah dang yeah I bet tuition wasn't pretty
James Draper
@draperjames
not that that it would have made any difference getting a job. people seem to want you to do either bio or cs
lol college is such a pyramid scheme
Zeke
@zbarge
I believe it
Seems very inefficient too
James Draper
@draperjames
yeah. if I could do it over again I would have just stayed at my moms house and just programmed my nutz off until I got a job
I know a few people that did that and they program for banks and shit now
Zeke
@zbarge
haha sounds like a green track right there - no loans no bills, big employers lol
James Draper
@draperjames
yeah dude. my friend eddie had a collection of bmw's by the time he was my age
all I got is a 2006 honda element :cry:
Zeke
@zbarge
hahaha, maybe not the best way to spend your checks but I bet that felt nice lol
hey those are solid cars :D
I've got an 06 Toyota Corolla lol, little trooper
James Draper
@draperjames
lol yeah its hung in there