Tag: stats

Ming Li: Turning Big Data into Action at Amazon

Amazon continues to innovate and become more efficient in its customer service, packaging and overall business. And statisticians are helping to do it! Ming Li, a research scientist at Amazon, uses data and statistics to help the company answer questions and make important business decisions. We talked with Ming about his journey in statistics and...

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Back to School: 3 Reasons to Get Excited for Your Statistics Course

Dust off your calculator and crack open a brand-new notebook, because we’re celebrating back to school season!   If you’ve signed up for a statistics course, congratulations on this exciting opportunity for your future. And if you haven’t, here’s what you’re missing out on: Statisticians have the coolest jobs  If you are a sports fanatic, passionate about health, love technology, want to save the planet or are business savvy, then a...

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Calling All Students: Are You Ready for the 2018 Statsketball Tournament?

The countdown for the 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament starts now, and it’s up to you to use statistics – the science of learning from data – to determine who will win in the 2018 Statsketball Tournament! If you’re a sports and stats fan, put your statistical theories and models to the test with two challenges:...

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