What is the best advice for a satisfying career in data science or machine learning? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.
The definition of ‘satisfying’ varies greatly from person to person, so I would first encourage you to think about what it means to you. Are you excited by constantly learning and stretching your boundaries? You’d like to have impact, but what does that mean? Is it a social mission, drug discovery, making a business run more efficiently? How important is quality of life?