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.
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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.

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