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"Okay, got it. So that makes a little more sense of things. But still: what does biology have to do with media?
The pain that many fields are experiencing by becoming data driven is a pain that was experienced in biology 15 years ago when whole genomes started being sequenced. I think there is a lot in common about applying data science in the natural sciences and applying data science in the real world. Real people have questions from a different domain, they have abundant data, and it's a fun and creative task to try to reframe those domain questions as machine learning tasks."Why The New York Times Hired A Biology Researcher As Its Chief Data Scientist | Fast Company | Business + Innovation