Five misconceptions about data science

One item on my todo list is to write a post about “three common misconceptions about data science. Today, I found this interesting post that lists misconceptions much better than I would have been able to do. Plus, they list five of them. That 67% more than I intended to do ๐Ÿ˜‰

I especially liked the section called “What is a Data Scientist” that presents six Venn diagrams of a dream data scientist.

The analogy between the data scientist and a purple unicorn is still apt โ€“ finding an individual that satisfies any one of the top four diagrams above is rare.

 

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