Time to educate teachers about data science

If data is the oil of the 21st century and data science holds the keys to rewarding careers, someone needs to tell the teachers, writes John Kennedy. In the 21st century, every business will be a data business. In a fortnight’s time, Siliconrepublic.com will be holding Data Science Week, where we will highlight the promises of the data age from the skills and expertise to the technologies and the leaders. Not all businesses realise that they are data businesses, but Google knows it, Facebook knows it, and I guarantee you the majority of the Fortune 1,000 companies know it. Even Tinder knows it. The devil is in the detail and the seams of gold lie in the ability to glean insight from every morsel of data. ‘The data scientist will…


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