The American Statistical Association launched a new website thisisstatistics with general information on what being a statistician really means today. I often meet fearful looks when I meet people and present myself as a “biostatistician” (the key word being statistician here). Up to the point that I now generally say I work in “applied mathematics in medicine”, before I drop the magical “big data” keyword in the necessary explanation following this title.
This website seems very easy to navigate, and I hope it will participate in the heat statistics are getting, being the sexiest job this days !
Check out the 2 short videos below: