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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Data Science

In the NYT quoting the HBR:  On the sexiness of data science.  Its still structure, logic and quantitative analytics.  Hardly sexy to most.    Well described.  " ... The field has been spawned by the enormous amounts of data that modern technologies create — be it the online behavior of Facebook users, tissue samples of cancer patients, purchasing habits of grocery shoppers or crime statistics of cities. Data scientists are the magicians of the Big Data era. They crunch the data, use mathematical models to analyze it and create narratives or visualizations to explain it, then suggest how to use the information to make decisions. ... " 

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