Data science is "an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data, and apply knowledge and actionable insights from data across a broad range of application domains."[1]

Data science as a career

80,000 Hours' shallow profile rates data science a "sometimes recommended" career, especially for skill-building and earning to give.[2]

Further reading

Duda, Roman (2015) Data science (for skill-building & earning to give), 80,000 Hours, June.

public interest technology | software engineering | statistical methods

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    Wikipedia (2012) Data science, Wikipedia, April 11 (updated 11 August 2021‎).

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    Duda, Roman (2015) Data science (for skill-building & earning to give), 80,000 Hours, June.