- fads — vaguely I feel these are fads.
- salary — (Compare to financial IT) absolute profit created by data science is small but headcount is high ==> most practitioners are not well-paid. Only buy-side data science stands out
- shrink — I see traditional derivative-pricing domain shrinking.
- entry barrier — quant domain requires huge investment but may not reward me financially
- value — I am suspicious of the economic value they claim to create.