Goodbye, Data Science
This is more of a personal post than something intended to be profound. If you are looking for a point, you will not find one here. Frankly I am not even sure who the target audience is for this (p…
“But there’s also a part of me that’s just like, how can you not be curious? How can you write Python for 5 years of your life and never look at a bit of source code and try to understand how it works, why it was designed a certain way, and why a particular file in the repo is there? How can you fit a dozen regressions and not try to understand where those coefficients come from and the linear algebra behind it? I dunno, man.
Ultimately nobody really knows what they are doing, and that’s OK. But between companies not building around this observation, and individuals not self-directing their educations around this observation, it is just a bit maddening to feel stuck in stupid hell.”Posted on 2022-11-29T16:44:25+0000