Wednesday, January 15, 2014

MS in Data Science at Columbia

An interview with Susan Murphy

Here is a very interesting interview I read online. Highly recommended.

My favorite quote from this interview, among others, is
Well, I've got this viewpoint—and I don't know if this is very mature—but I think it's a big game out there, and we all have to be prepared to play it. Everyone is trying to frame things in their own way, and we all have to try and be as educated as possible so we can understand the degree to which it's a game, and know if someone's trying to pull the wool over our eyes. Even if it's someone I agree with!
I totally feel the same way. Having been a statistician for years, I have become more and more aware of the fact that I often interpret the world in a way different from my non-statistician friends.