I am not convinced that statistics is data science. But I am convinced that the fundamentals of probability and mathematical statistics taught today add tremendous value and cement our identity as statisticians in data science.Please read the whole thing.

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ReplyDeleteStatistics is different from Data Science. Data Science uses Statistics as one of the many tools in their toolbox in addition to other tools from Mathematics, Computer Science, and so on. There is and will always be a distinct and foundational role of Statistics and Statisticians 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter Goes to School How we practice as Statistician depends on the industry/business focus of our applications.

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