Tony Bain

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Honestly, why does everyone want to learn “data science”?

January 10, 2019 | Tony Bain

Honestly I don’t think everyone should or will learn data science.

For many people I think data science would be mind numbingly dull, and they also lack the mathematical affinity to ever truly be good at it. Also, many couldn’t cope with the long periods of repetitive of data gathering, preparation, cleaning, transforming, experimenting… etc etc when the only positive reward may be the occasional slight % improvement in a model or hypothesis. So in my view, for a lot of the population data science could be an unrewarding and boring job that they would may not very good at.

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