What are some things that Python is used for, or some Python tools I can make use of to make cool things?
Python has become an incredibly popular programming language in many fields. It plays a role in lots of popular products like YouTube, DropBox, Instagram, Eve Online, and so many more.
If you’re interested in data science, Python libraries like SciPy, NumPy, and Pandas will allow you to perform powerful analysis and computation.
If it’s video games you want to build, check out existing Python game libraries and engines, like Panda3D or PyOpenGL.
It’s a language that has become widespread across just about every field, so if you put in the time to learn the basics, it’ll be rewarding regardless of the path you choose. And luckily it’s such a popular language that any of the above tools will have lots of online help available.