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Monday, August 26, 2013

"the sexy job in the next 10 years…"


"The ability to take data, to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract values from it, to visualize it and to communicate it -- that is going to be a hugely important skill of the next decades, not only at the professional level but even at the education level."        -- Hal Varian of Google

Good news for all up-and-coming statistics geeks, "it is now OK to self-identify as a statistician"! Yes, yet another article touting that "big data," and thus statistics, is where it's at these days for those who wish to be part of the new sought-after job-seekers:

http://tinyurl.com/m4accko


[...in other matters, my latest post over at MathTango wonders about the authenticity of 'autistic savant' Daniel Tammet: http://mathtango.blogspot.com/2013/08/numbers-mnemonism-savantism-oh-my.html ]







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