Terry Speed, a emeritus professor in statistics at University of California at Berkeley, gave an excellent talk on how statisticians can play nice with big data and data science. Usually these talks go in the direction of saying data science is statistics. This one is more on the useful, non-snarky side.
Data science, big data, and statistics – all together now
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On average, we use less energy as we age, and so we should eat less. We don’t always adjust soon enough though.
After Marriage, How Long People Wait to Have Kids
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. Sometimes.
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It was reported that 1 in 6 millennials have at least $100,000 saved. Is this right? It seems high. I looked at the data to find out and then at all of the age groups.