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"can we use <fancey math> to transmute noise into data?"

"can we use <fancey acid> to transmute lead into gold?"

modern data science is just the alchemy of antiquity with overhauled branding

@diodelass Big data stuff feels almost like medical chemistry in terms of the mix of serious research and scams (compare eg: Derek Lowe's blog with Theranos)

@diodelass So what you're saying is we need a Data Supercollider.

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