News tagged with statisticians

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 and password.

dateMar 20, 2012 in Internet
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Joining the dots to put pollution on the map

( -- Air pollution monitors tell us a great deal about their immediate locations -- and not much about the wider area. To fill the gaps on the map, European researchers have developed new statistical tools for ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Statistically significant

When the statistician for UC Irvine’s innovative Down syndrome program retired last year, its researchers were left in a bind. The group is studying ways to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s-type dementia ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Mathematics
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