You might not think of Netflix as a tech company, but in many ways that is exactly what it is. Netflix’s main goal is to accurately predict how much someone is going to like a movie or a TV show based on their watch history. They use this to decide what content to produce and procure.
Many people might feel like data science is reserved either for skilled professionals who work with big data or ominous plots of sci-fi movies. But you will be surprised how often you’ve come in contact with products and services that exist because of data science.