Cartoon: Data Scientist was the sexiest job of the 21st century until …

This Data Scientist thought that he had the sexiest job of the 21st century until the arrival of the competition ...
By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets.
We revisit our popular cartoon, which has not lost any relevancy.

A few years ago the Harvard Business Review article by Thomas Davenport and DJ Patil proclaimed Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

But here is what may be coming ...

Data Scientist competition for sexiest job of the 21st century

Data Scientist: "I thought I had the sexiest job of the 21st century"

This cartoon was ably drawn by Jon Carter.

A recent KDnuggets Poll Data Scientists Automated and Unemployed by 2025? found the majority of respondents thought that expert-level Data Science will be automated by 2025.

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