Monday, January 28, 2013

Astronomy vs. Data Science

In response to my last post about the transition from Astronomer to Data Scientist many readers wanted to know the pros and cons of academia versus tech.  Below I outline a few of the major differences between these career paths.  Obviously, there is a lot of variety in individual companies, institutions, and experiences -- so please understand that the below is simply my (somewhat biased) perspective.

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http://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2013/01/astroVdatascience.html

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