I love learning, just learning random things and things that I can utilize in my professional life. Data Science has been something that has been tickling me for a while. I've watched a whole series of videos of the MIT Open Courseware lectures on Machine Learning, brushed up on a lot of my knowledge of statistics and probabilities, listen to a few podcasts on machine learning and have started to play with some packages like scikit learn. This has been occupying my mind for the past 4 or 5 months now and every time I think I have a handle on this I find something that completely cuts me down and demonstrates that I really have no idea what's going on.
This goes for pretty much everything, and I think it goes for everyone. No matter how well you think you understand something it always seems like there is another vein of knowledge just a little deeper, yet another frontier over that hill. No matter how carefully you've examined the problem there is always another facet to view. It's simply astounding at just how deep any domain of knowledge can be. Even the most shallow of pools hides a tunnel system that winds its way to the heart of the earth.