I feel like data science is turning into a mad persons fever dream of boiling the ocean to find insights...

This is also a third party objective view of the practice. Maybe I just know mad data scientist s...

@chuck that's a bit extreme! But you get useful salt by boiling off sea water (I saw fields of this last weekend). Whereas with data, there's no guarantee of anything useful coming of it. Like panning for gold.

@tomosaigon I like that analogy, and perhaps that explains the madness - its like the gold fever of the gold-rush era


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