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What's the Difference Between Data Science and Statistics? - Not long ago, the term "data science" meant nothing to most people-even to those who worked with data. A likely response to the term was: "Isn't that just statistics?" These days, data science is hot. The Harvard Business Review called data scientist the "Sexiest Job of the 21st Century." Another article titled "What is Data Science?" -

So what changed? Why did data science become a distinct term? And what distinguishes data science from statistics?

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Even though it was initially thought that data science is just normal statistics, the Harvard
Business Review referred to the term as the sexiest job in the current era (Davenport & Patil.
2012). However, the field of data science has expanded in the past, making it one of the most
talked about areas in business intelligence. What changed from the previous perception of the
term data science to its current view is that it is now viewed as an interdiscip...

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