# What is the point of the [data-science] tag?

Why do we have a tag? It's quite obviously redundant, and it could be applied to every question on the site, so why does it exist? This seems like having a [programming] tag on Programmers, or a [cooking] tag on Cooking.

• Can you give examples? I can't find programming or coding tag on stackoverflow May 16 '14 at 20:28