Quote: “Experienced statisticians — the least sexy of titles given to people who explore data…”

Posted on 08/29/2013 by OpenSanDiego

Experienced statisticians — the least sexy of titles given to people who explore data — are quick to inform the eager apprentice that most of their time will be spent finding, cleaning, and preparing data. The analysis part — that is, the part that feels the most like panning for gold — is a very small fraction of the job.

Bad Data Analysis
Or, Desperately Seeking Incantations. (via bluechoochoo)






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