Opinion

The 12 dark secrets of data science

From hidden costs to highly suspect conclusions, data science is not without its detractions and limitations — despite the ongoing hype.
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Peter Wayner is the author of more than 16 books on diverse topics, including open source software ("Free for All"), autonomous cars ("Future Ride"), privacy-enhanced computation ("Translucent Databases"), digital transactions ("Digital Cash"), and steganography ("Disappearing Cryptography").