Statistician: The sexy job of the next decade

Google's Chief Economist Hal Varian says the sexiest job of this decade will be statistician. Anna Brown interviewed George Hurley, a Senior Research Manager, to find out what the big deal is. Take a look at his answer and then tell me why you think being a statistician is the hot job of the decade.

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