What Are the Odds That Stats Would Be This Popular?

Arcane statistical analysis, the business of making sense of our growing data mountains, has become high tech’s hottest calling. There are billions of bytes generated daily, not just from the Internet but also from sciences like genetics and astronomy. Companies like Google and Facebook, as well as product marketers, risk analysts, spies, natural philosophers and gamblers are all scouring the info, desperate to find a new angle on what makes us and the world tick. Computing has become cheap and available enough to process any number of formulas.

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One thought on “What Are the Odds That Stats Would Be This Popular?

  1. keksvogel says:

    Finally somebody who put into words that statistics are not just a basic course you have to pass in your first year of studies… Thanks!

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