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Will Algos Replace Data Scientists?

Posted by Jack Duval

Sep 3, 2012 3:49:53 AM

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.

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Topics: data scientists, Forbes, Statistics, Data Analysis, Skynet, Predictive Analytics, Analytic Talent

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

Posted by Jack Duval

Feb 21, 2012 2:37:38 AM

I just came across this white paper by our friends at EMC.

Key takeaways:

  1. The cost of computing power, data storage, and high-bandwidth internet access have plunged over the past 20 years.

  2. Companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google are making data their primary product.

  3. There is a huge talent gap for data scientists.

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Topics: big data, data scientists, Data Analysis, EMC

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