Susan Currie Sivek

Data science writer, researcher, hiker, knitter. Former journalism professor. Curious about everything.

Nov 18, 2021
Published on: The Startup
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Haven’t we debunked all the data science myths yet?

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The answer is no; the myths just keep on coming.

On the Data Science Mixer podcast, I always ask our guests the same “Alternative Hypothesis” question: “What’s one thing that people think is true about data science or about being a data scientist that you have found to be incorrect?”

We’ve shared two roundups of guests’ favorite myths already, but there are always new responses to this question! Let’s check out what three recent guests chose to highlight from their extensive and diverse experiences in data science.