“Data Scientist” or “Data Janitor” – the sexiest job of the 21st century?

The job description “data scientist” didn’t exist five years ago. No one advertised for an expert in data science, and you couldn’t go to school to specialize in the field. Today, companies are fighting to recruit these specialists, courses on how to become one are popping up at many universities, and the Harvard Business Review even proclaimed that data scientist is the “sexiest” job of the 21st century. 

http://funkensprungnuts.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/in-a-data-deluge-companies-seek-to-fill-a-new-role-data-scientist/

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