Statistician

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Name: Statistician
First reported 52 mins ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

Breathalyse the statisticians?

Statistics for the "seven deadly days" of Songkran made for the usual gloomy reading this year, with road deaths counted at 322. Pretty disastrous, however one looks at it. But wait. On March 16 last year, then-vice Interior Minister Silapachai Jarukasemratana ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 52 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Crime rate in England and Wales falls 15% to its lowest level in 33 years

The crime rate in England and Wales fell by an unexpected 15% to an estimated 7.5m offences, its lowest level since the official survey began 33 years ago.The fall is one of the biggest in the history of the authoritative Crime Survey of England and Wales ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Wales, England, Crime
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

'Poverty,' Defined by Statisticians

Apr. 24, 2014Thomas Sowell : “Most of the households in the bottom 20 percent of income earners have nobody working. There are more heads of household working full-time and year-round in the top 5 percent than in the bottom 20 percent. What this means ... [Published The Patriot Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Producer Price Inflation Up

People currently buy food at high pricesEx-factory prices of goods for all industry increased on average by 27.8 percent in March 2014 relative to the price level recorded in March 2013.The year-on-year rate is 0.7 percentage points higher than that for ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Data journalism only matters when it's transparent.

When it comes to data journalism, everyone's a critic.The launch of three major data journalism operations in only a few weeks—the revamped 538, Vox, and the —have produced a slew of opinion pieces. They are summarized quite nicely in this piece by Guardian ... [Published Mother Jones - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Scotland's manufactured export sales increase 1.9 percent

(MENAFN) Scotland's Chief Statistician said that Scotland's manufactured export sales increased last year by 1.9 percent versus the year before it, Xinhua re ... [Published MENAFN - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

WhatsApp hits 500 million active users

And people ask why Facebook paid so much for WhatsApp? Less than a year ago WhatsApp announced that they had reached 300 million active users, and now they have hit 500 million. That is a massively impressive growth rate, only equalled in the tech ... [Published Bandwidth Blog - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Director, Biotherapeutic Research Statistics

Org Marketing StatementAll over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of ... [Published PharmaDiversity - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Main Street: Creativity is for everyone

Many of you are familiar with the legendary storyteller Garrison Keillor, purveyor of many books and the PBS weekend program, A Prairie Home Companion. It has aired for almost 40 years. Each week Keillor ends the news from Lake Wobegon (the legendary ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Report Fracking has reduced CO2 more than all the solar panels wind turbines in the world

On my TV show this week, statistician Bjorn Lomborg points out that ';air pollution kills 4.3 million people each year … We need to get a sense of priority.'; That deadly air ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

NZ economy keeps residents close to home

Updated 2 minutes agoNew Zealand gained its second biggest net influx of migrants in March, mainly because fewer people left for Australia and more foreigners settled here.Photo: RNZThe Government Statistician says the country gained a net 3800 permanent ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Another chance to axe the census has been missed

:41 Merthyr Tydfil residents are the least likely to cycle to work: Cambridge people the most likely.That’s the latest snippet from the 2011 census but it won’t be the last. Data will dribble out for years. And worse: there will be another census in ... [Published Director of Finance Online - Apr 22 2014]

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...He quotes Los Angeles Times Data Desk editor Ben Welsh on his role: "As we all know, there's a lot of data out there…and, as anyone who works with it knows, most of it is crap. The projects I'm most proud of have taken large, ugly datasets and refined them into something worth knowing."
"[Big Data] is sometimes seen as a cure-all, … Chris Anderson… wrote in 2008 that … sheer volume … would obviate … need for theory, and even the scientific method…. [T]hese views are badly mistaken. … If the quantity of information is increasing by 2.5 quintillion bytes per day, the amount of useful information almost certainly isn't. Most of it is just noise, and the noise is increasing faster than the signal.”"
...Based on those tabulations, " [t]he poll accurately captures Mr. Obama’s support, but tends to underestimate Mr. Romney’s performance . Mr. Obama’s share of respondents who say they voted in 2012 is startlingly close to his actual result. He won 48 percent in North Carolina, and 48 percent of self-reported voters say they voted for him. Mr. Obama won 38 percent of voters in Kentucky, and 38 percent of self-reported voters say they voted for him. Forty-two percent of self-reported voters say they voted for Mr. Obama in Louisiana; and 41 percent actually did. In Arkansas, 38 percent reported voting for Obama, and 37 percent did." (Had Cohn's calculations also filtered out the "don't know" category from the 2012 question, Obama's percentage of the vote would have been 2 to 3 percentage...

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Breathalyse the statisticians? [Published The Nation - Thailand - 52 mins ago]
The Fed Destroying America’s Middle Class [Published Live Trading News - 1 hour ago]
Subtle effects [Published The Economist - 1 hour ago]
Chicken or the Egg? Data or Analytics? [Published Target Marketing Magazine - 4 hours ago]
'Poverty,' Defined by Statisticians [Published The Patriot Post - 4 hours ago]
Study: Claims Of Common Core Advocates Not Valid [Published Education News - 4 hours ago]
Producer Price Inflation Up [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 5 hours ago]
Explaining Gentrification: Global Jobs Versus L... [Published Pacific Standard - 6 hours ago]
Ghana: GSS Releases Producer Price Inflation fo... [Published AllAfrica.com - 7 hours ago]
Data journalism only matters when it's transpar... [Published Mother Jones - 7 hours ago]
Hey Wonk Reporters, Liberate Your Data! [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 7 hours ago]
Scotland's manufactured export sales increase 1... [Published MENAFN - 7 hours ago]
Crime rate in England and Wales falls 15% to it... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Three Stanford grad students win prestigious He... [Published Stanford Daily - 9 hours ago]
Transcript: Are Plunging Tech Shares A Buying O... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 9 hours ago]
Can Big Data measure progress... [Published Rappler - 10 hours ago]
WhatsApp hits 500 million active users [Published Bandwidth Blog - 10 hours ago]
Are Credit Scores Fair? [Published Credit.com - 11 hours ago]
BP : EXPORTS HIT THE dispute at the ; ECONOMY T... [Published 4 Traders - 12 hours ago]
Why Do Things Make No Economic Sense? [Published LewRockwell.com - 13 hours ago]
Director, Biotherapeutic Research Statistics [Published PharmaDiversity - 13 hours ago]
Three-quarters failed and growing [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - 13 hours ago]
American kids are more likely to be medicated f... [Published The Verge - 13 hours ago]
Community band still taking members before star... [Published Coshocton Tribune - 14 hours ago]
Study: Claims Of Common Core Advocates Not Valid [Published Breitbart Feed - 15 hours ago]
The economy and the GDP rebasing [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 15 hours ago]
New Master's Designation Combines STEM and Prof... [Published Newswise - 20 hours ago]
XINHUA - Scottish manufactured export sales up ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
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Hey Wonk Reporters, Liberate Your Data! [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 7 hours ago]
When it comes to data journalism, everyone's a critic. The launch of three major data journalism operations in only a few weeks—the revamped 538 , Vox , and the New York Times' The Upshot —have produced a slew of opinion pieces. They are summarized ...
WhatsApp hits 500 million active users [Published Bandwidth Blog - 10 hours ago]
And people ask why Facebook paid so much for WhatsApp? Less than a year ago WhatsApp announced that they had reached 300 million active users, and now they have hit 500 million. That is a massively impressive growth rate, only equalled in the tech ...
Study: Claims Of Common Core Advocates Not Valid [Published Breitbart Feed - 15 hours ago]
Supporters of the Common Core standards frequently make the claim that the standards are rigorous, reflect college-readiness, and have been internationally benchmarked and are, therefore, comparable with standards of high-achieving nations. A new ...
Watch This Space: Proskauer on Advertising Law ... [Published EON Business - Apr 23 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Proskauer’s False Advertising & Trademark Group announced today the launch of its first blog, Watch This Space: Proskauer on Advertising Law, available at www.proskaueronadvertising.com. The blog will feature commentary ...
Watch This Space: Proskauer on Advertising Law ... [Published EON Communications - Apr 23 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Proskauer’s False Advertising & Trademark Group announced today the launch of its first blog, Watch This Space: Proskauer on Advertising Law, available at www.proskaueronadvertising.com. The blog will feature commentary ...
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Size matters (to investors) – Nigeria stock exc... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 09 2014]
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New CareerCast Jobs Rated Report Ranks Mathemat... [Published Financial Services - Apr 15 2014]
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