Figure Eight’s Annual Data Scientist Report is now available. Figure Eight (formerly Crowdflower) has been taking the pulse of the data science community since 2015, and this year’s report focuses on both data scientists’ careers and compares their thoughts on AI with those of ethics professionals.
Some of the findings include: 89% of data scientists love their job, up from 67% in 2015. 49% of data scientists get contacted at least once per week for a new job. Data scientists are significantly more inclined (75%) to believe AI will be good in the world, compared with 39% of ethics professionals?