Posts Tagged:data scientists

Will Algos Replace Data Scientists?

In a Forbes article dripping with irony, the question is asked:  will data science eliminate data scientists?  It seems unlikely to me, although I do believe the lower end of data science will become widely distributed. You can read the article here. My worries about AI involve Skynet going live.

EMC White Paper “Data Science Revealed: A Data-Driven Glimpse into the Burgeoning New Field”

I just came across this white paper by our friends at EMC. Key takeaways: The cost of computing power, data storage, and high-bandwidth internet access have plunged over the past 20 years. Companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google are making data their primary product. There is a huge talent gap for data scientists.  

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