Should We Make a Guild for AI Work?
craftsmen, masters, ethics and licenses
I recently reread How professional Ethics work by Sibylla Bostoniensis and it resonated with other ideas about data science titles and care about the craft. So here goes my rambling: Should we make a guild for AI work? for love of the craft Every once in a while, fellow data scientists complain about other data scientists. Some gate-keeping comments like: “These youngsters don’t know anything about data science work in practice”, “Anyone who participated in one Kaggle competition calls themselves a data scientist nowadays”, “People who were data analyst, are calling themselves data scientists now”, “That is not a data scientist, that is a database administrator who took one python course”, “That is not a data scientist, that is a python programmer who just downloaded a model and runs it without thinking”. [Read More]