|Aspiring data scientists may have unrealistic |
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One striking thing about these questions is that everybody is asking me, a person who has never, ever said, “I’m a data scientist,” how to be a data scientist. Another is that almost nobody asks how to become a statistician, data miner, engineer or any other profession that also uses analytical skills. This one relatively new title for people who analyze data has all but swallowed interest in many other analytical roles.