Statistics. I kid, I kid. Hugo BowneAnderson, host of the DataFramed podcast, culled…
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What data scientists really do

Three flavors of data scientist
As the field grows and needs develop throughout companies, specialization in data science…

A guide for applying to data science jobs
Emily Robinson gives advice on applying for a data science job (that you…

Data scientists mostly just do arithmetic
Noah Lorang, a data scientist at Basecamp, explains the key for most companies…

White House appoints first US Chief Data Scientist
Did you hear the news? The White House officially appointed DJ Patil as…

Data science, big data, and statistics – all together now
Terry Speed, a emeritus professor in statistics at University of California at Berkeley,…

Data scientist surpasses statistician on Google Trends
The relative interest in data scientist surpassed statistician this month. It was also…

The differences between machine learning, data mining, and statistics
From machine learning to data mining. From statistics to probability. A lot of…

Hiring a data scientist
Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil give the rundown on what a data…

From statistics to data science, and vice versa
Carnegie Mellon statistics professor Cosma Shalizi considers the differences and similarities between statistics…

An action plan for data science, a decade ago
Data science has been covered at length during the past couple of years,…

Data Scientist: The hottest job you haven’t heard of
Maryalene LaPonsie describes some novel job called Data Scientist (although we’ve known about…

Statistics has a new name
Simon Rogers, for The Guardian, outlines the new, hot trend on the block…