Search engine optimization — SEO — may seem like alchemy to the uninitiated. But there is a science to it. Search engines reward pages with the right combination of ranking factors, or “signals.” SEO is about ensuring your content generates the right type of signals.
Terry Speed on how (and a bit on why) statisticians have been left out of the big data movement. Best slide comes at 34:20 and I wish Speed have talked more about how his “personal statistical paradigm” contrasts with the ideology of big data.
“This is the Golden Age of statistics–but not necessarily for statisticians”–Gerry Hahn
“Those who ignore statistics are condemned to re-invent it”–Brad Efron
HT: Nathan Yau