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What Is a Data Scientist, Anyway?

The path to becoming a data scientist is not a clear one. And that’s by design. Consider the data-science team at Alpine Data, a San Francisco software startup that helps companies analyze their data to make predictions about their businesses.

It includes a former marketing manager, a former physicist, a former operations researcher and a former business consultant. Helping the team as well is a former mathematician who was hired as a software engineer.

Source: wsj.com
Author: Deborah Gage

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