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I recently found an article discussing the four different types of Data Scientists. Turns out there’s a quite a bit of wiggle in what the term “Data Scientist” might mean – from business savant to data viz wiz to world class coder to Ph.D. in statistics. A question is posed:
Recently, we’ve been seeing a lot of news about the promise of emerging applications for machine vision.
Much of it’s at the trial stage at this point, particularly with Google Glass and related projects. For instance, the police in Dubai are testing facial recognition on the streets, ER doctors are exploring uses for quick access to critical medical records and Walgreens is experimenting with augmented reality in stores.
It seems that implementing stronger security standards is not without risk. As the New York Times recently noted, Apple’s move to add full disk encryption to iOS 8 and remove any built-in backdoors has not won kudos from the N.S.A. and F.B.I.:
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…” – Dickens
It’s an exciting time to be a part of the data ecosystem. Mix together a surge of new data sources along with cheap storage and the ability crunch data quickly – and you have a limitless recipe for the mind-boggling cocktail of new data-related tools and solutions arriving on the landscape.