No. It is not. As I have written about extensively it is a tool of science (among other things), a powerful tool to be sure, but just a tool. A tool of a thing cannot be that thing. See below links for more.
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A little more depth but still funny….
*(Six) Part IV in The Series — FAQs About The Futuremedium.com
A bit more serious..
Like machine learning, my favorite logically impossible logical contradiction, data science joins the pantheon of…medium.com
This is to take nothing away from it’s importance or value but data science is not science. To put it another way…medium.com
Ahh, f*&k it. Just search my name and data “science” and you will get your fill