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Every professor is a startup

There has been a lot of discussion lately about whether to be in academia or industry.¬†Some of it I think is a bit unfair to academia. Then I saw this post on Quora asking what Hilary Mason’s contributions were to … Continue reading

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Why all #academics should have professional @twitter accounts

I started my professional Twitter account @leekgroup¬†about a year and half ago at the suggestion of a colleague of mine, John Storey (@storeylab). I started using the account to post updates on papers/software my group was publishing. Basically, everything I … Continue reading

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Finding good collaborators

The job of the statistician is almost entirely about collaboration. Sure, there’s theoretical work that we can do by ourselves, but most of the impact that we have on science comes from our work with scientists in other fields. Collaboration … Continue reading

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