3 Reasons Counting is the Hardest Thing in Data Science

Counting is hard. You might be surprised to hear me say that, but it's true. As a data scientist, I've done it all - everything from simple regression analysis all the way to coding Hadoop MapReduce jobs that process hundreds of billions of data points each month. And, with all that experience, I've found that counting often involves far more time and effort.

He makes it look so easy!

So why do I think counting is so hard? Let me give you three reasons.

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