Data Science in the News

Big data jobs are exploding with opportunity. Since April 2009, the number of online job listings for data scientist and related professions has grown nearly 250 percent, according to job market trackers Wanted Analytics. And, unlike four years ago, not all those jobs are in the high-tech sector. Data science opportunities now routinely crop up with energy companies, consumer products, financial services, government think tanks, and university research labs.

From the way data science is revolutionizing business models to the emerging curriculum and discipline, to the demand for qualified professionals, it seems like data science is constantly in the news. Here are summaries of some of the bigger recent stories on the subject.