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Statistician Katherine Thompson Describes Her Path to the U.S. Census Bureau

The American Statistical Association recently spoke with Katherine Thompson, the Methodology Director of Complex Survey Methods and Analysis Group in the Economic Statistical Methods Division of the U.S. Census Bureau about her position as a statistician. Below...

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Data Scientist Most In-Demand Job, Reports Fast Company

Data scientists “are among the most wanted hires,” and to become one, individuals need skills in database management, statistics and machine learning, and distributed and parallel systems, reports Fast Company. The findings come from a...

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Statistician Projected as Top 10 Fastest-Growing Job

Colleges and universities expand statistics and data analytics programs to meet growing demand ALEXANDRIA, VA, (January 18, 2016) – Statistician is projected to be one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S., according to the...

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Statistician Finds Twitter Posts Largely Ignore Risks of Hookah Smoking

Social media can often portray life through rose-colored glasses, depicting an overwhelmingly positive version of reality. One statistician found this to be the case when it comes to hookah, a form of tobacco smoking that...

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Hilary Parker Gets Crafty with Statistics in Her Not-So-Standard Job

We recently spoke with Hilary Parker, senior data analyst at Etsy and co-host of Not So Standard Deviations, a podcast about data science, with Roger Peng of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Hilary...

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