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Climate report struggles with temperature quirks

...doubt on the scientific consensus that humans are cooking the planet by burning coal, oil and natural gas.Scientists and statisticians have dismissed the purported slowdown as a statistical mirage, arguing among other things that it reflects random climate...

http://juneauempire.com/karl-ritter/2013-09-20/climate-report-struggles-temperat
Alaskan among 'genius grant' winners

...care of them."The eclectic group of grant recipients includes scientists, artists, historians, writers, a lawyer, a statistician and a photographer. They can spend the money however they like, for seeing things others haven't, asking questions others...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-25/alaskan-among-genius-grant-winners
State
Five Good Reads

...the story begins to follow another."The Signal and the Noise" by Nate SilverA glimpse into the mind of the brilliant statistician, Nate Silver. The book was published one month before his 96 percent successful prediction of the 2012 November election...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-12/five-good-reads
Art
Statisticians boot 'tinned' salmon out of British shopping basket

The British government's Office for National Statistics has booted canned salmon from the "basket" of goods and services it tracks to compile a monthly Retail Prices Index, and Alaska marketers worry that the country's taste for the product is dying out.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032502/bus_salmonbiz.shtml
Business
Economy vs. ecology

Bjorn Lomborg, a statistician at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and one-time self-professed holder of "left-wing Greenpeace views," has published...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120201/opE_ecovseco.shtml
Opinion
Teen suicide and infant mortality rates on the rise in Indian country

...agencies and consulting firms have joined the circle of statisticians to turn the lives of American Indians into a virtual pie-chart...the backburner. It will take more than another study by statisticians to address these twin problems. The money paid to another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031010/opi_580921112.shtml
Opinion
Step aside boys

...women's teams played last year, but only in exhibition fashion. This year, it's the real deal. Uniforms, referees, statisticians ... the whole ball of wax. In the 10 p.m. game, Angoon Kwan squares off Klawock Prince of Wales. Today also marks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033199/Spo_goldw.html
Sports
Demographer predicts robust population growth

...KENAI - Alaska's population is expected to grow by more than a third over the next quarter century, according to a state statistician. In a report by demographer Greg Williams, the state's current estimated population of 655,435 is expect to grow to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021005/sta_20050210005.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...women's teams played last year, but only in exhibition fashion. This year, it's the real deal. Uniforms, referees, statisticians ... the whole ball of wax. In the 10 p.m. game, Angoon Kwan squares off Klawock Prince of Wales. Today also marks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033199/Spo_goldw.shtml
Questioning Palin's budget numbers

...There's no job class titled mathematician, and none titled statistician. There are job classes called statistical clerk (worker...mathematical analysis. Maybe the lack of a mathematician or statistician job class is why the state can't do statistics right...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121607/let_20071216014.shtml
Opinion

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