Beth Schultz

E-Chat Wednesday: Celebrating Statistics in 2013

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BethSchultz   12/3/2012 2:04:57 PM
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@Noreen, well there you go! I see he included a quote from Google's Hal Varian, who told the McKinsey Quarterly in 2009 that statisticians would be the "sexy job in the next ten years." Guess he nailed it!

 

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Noreen Seebacher   12/3/2012 2:00:02 PM
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And remember Mike Driscoll, a data scientist and entrepreneur, who wrote in "The Three Sexy Skills of Data Geeks": "...with the Age of Data upon us, those who can model, munge, and visually communicate data — call us statisticians or data geeks — are a hot commodity."

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BethSchultz   12/3/2012 12:58:09 PM
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Well you know, many statisticians are data scientists, and Harvard Business Review did declare data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century...

 

 

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Noreen Seebacher   12/3/2012 11:06:06 AM
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How sexy statistics were destined to become!

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