Interesting PowerPoint presentation by Carlos Somohano. Here's my favorite slide (a slightly modified version):

**Brief History of Data Science**

- 1974 – Peter Naur @UoC Datalogy & Data Science
- 2001 – William S. Cleveland @CSU Data Science: An Action Plan
- 2003 – Journal of Data Science
- 2009 – Jeff Hammerbacher @Facebook What does a Data Scientist Do?
- 2010 – Drew Conway @NYU The Data Science Venn Diagram
- 2010 – Mike Loukadis @O’Reilly “What is Data Science?”
- 2011 – DJ Patil @LinkedIn data scientist vs.data analyst
- 2013 - Vincent Granville @DSC “Horizontal vs. Vertical Data Scientist”

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