Thursday, May 28, 2009

Statistics and sex appeal

Google's chief economist was recently quoted as saying "The sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians… The ability to take data-to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualize it, to communicate it-that’s going to be a hugely important skill." I'll leave you for the weekend with this ego-boosting article relating how our skill set as statisticians is a hot commodity in the real world.

Dataspora Blog: The three sexy skills of data geeks

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