Thank you, and glad you liked it. I have been ranting about the concept of data “science” for quite a long time now. Mostly it has been a losing battle, and I have continually struggled to describe my objections to the term in written words. Never have I been able to do it as succinctly and clearly as I felt I could with this silly infographic. Hopefully the original creator doesn’t take me to task for modifying his (actually very nice) graphic and re-purposing it. Mostly I hope all the data “scientists” understand that I am in no way trying to disparage the usefulness or power of their chosen career path. Not everyone gets to be scientist though, and some days I am not sure why anyone would want to be. The pay mostly sucks, hours are long, and failure is your constant companion. In any case, thanks again for the kind words. Next up on my hit list, machine learning. lol!

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