Rebecca Vincent▸ Years 7 – 8 Digital Technologies MOOC

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The article is discussing the huge demand for data scientists in a variety of fields and different companies ( I had never even heard of this term until I signed up for the course). 

"Data scientists are in huge demand due to their ability to analyse large and varying data sets,data scientists work with information sets so big — far too large and unwieldy to fit into an Excel spreadsheet — that they need to write extensive computer code to extract the right segments"… the major skill required by data scientists is the ability to determine which data needs to be analysed and which data is of importance.

One of the major employers of Data Scientists in the USA is for national security with data analysis playing a vital role in the 'fight' against terrorism.

Data analysis has come a very long way since I did a boring Statistics course in University.Data Scientists Led by NASA Star Most Sought for Century: Jobs

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