Predict Death with Big Data | SmartData Collective

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(Image) Death. Many of the discussions around data revolve around death. These discussions are typically pretty mundane. Why do phone calls die?

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Data science has become a “sexy” job in part because of how rare it is to find someone with the right combination of skills and know-how. These individuals can intuit the combinations of factors that might lead to a specific event better than a pure data person and manipulate data more skillfully than a typical business person. 

Sorry but isn’t what actuaries do?? I think we are getting away from Data Science’s true intent but that is my opinion… actually I became a data scientist because I didn’t want to be an actuary and work in insurance so I am confused by this article, you be the judge.

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