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Data Scientists Should Think Like Journalists


Posted on Tuesday, January 1st 2013



"Data scientists should look to journalism for the skills they need, according to one of the people credited with popularizing the term.
D.J. Patil, data scientist in residence at venture capital firm Greylock Partners, speaking at last week’s Le Web conference, said the key to data science was the ability to use the data to tell stories.
“Data science is about creating narratives,” he said. “It is about creating analogies, about using complex data to tell stories.”"


Read the article from Ben Rooney : Data Scientists Should Think Like Journalists

DJ Patil spoke at LeWeb12 in Paris last december.

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