“For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics” is the title of a New York Times article that was published yesterday. As Hal Varian, Google’s chief economist notes, “I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians … and I’m not kidding.”’
Day: August 6, 2009
Hiroshima, 64 years ago
Today marks 64 years since the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by the United States (the U.S. dropped a second atom bomb on Nagasaki, Japan just three days later). The Boston Globe has a remarkable photoessay about Hiroshima available on its “The Big Picture” website.