News tagged with statisticians

Shipping technology streamlines UPS' holiday rush

When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that ...

dateDec 21, 2012 in Business
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Climate study gets pulled over plagiarism

Evidence of plagiarism and complaints about the peer-review process have led a statistics journal to retract a federally funded study that condemned scientific support for global warming.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Environment
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Employers ask job seekers for Facebook passwords

(AP) -- When Justin Bassett interviewed for a new job, he expected the usual questions about experience and references. So he was astonished when the interviewer asked for something else: his Facebook username ...

dateMar 20, 2012 in Internet
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