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Beyond Barometers: How Statistics Helps Predict the Weather

No need for fortune tellers to predict the weather, we’ve got the power of statistics. In fact, meteorologists rely on one thing statisticians know a lot about—applying rigorous scientific techniques to extract information and knowledge...

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The Role of Statistics in Human Rights Advocacy

The Role of Statistics in Human Rights Advocacy

This week, we celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Remembering his civil rights activism made us think about the many ways statistics contributes to modern human rights advocacy.   Statistician Megan Price is a great example of how powerful statistics can be...

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From Spreadsheets to Headlines: A Day in the Life of Data Journalist Ryan Struyk

From Spreadsheets to Headlines: A Day in the Life of Data Journalist Ryan Struyk

What is a data journalist? If you ask Ryan Struyk, data reporter and mobile producer at CNN Politics, it’s someone who can turn a data set into breaking news. Data reporters explain important issues, but...

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What's Going On in This Graph-

What’s Going On In This Graph

This is Statistics is excited to share the latest “What’s Going On In This Graph?” feature from the New York Times Learning Network. Each month of the academic year, the Learning Network shares an infographic, stripped of its...

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More Good News: Statistician Among Top Jobs in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution happens to be finding a job in statistics, you’re in luck. With fast technological advancements in areas like Artificial Intelligence and expected job market growth in the first quarter of...

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