A Nudge that Changed a Life

grangerClive Granger, Economist, Dies at 74

I preferred to use mathematics in some practical fashion and thought that meteorology sounded promising.  In those days I stuttered somewhat and when my turn came to stand up, I tried to say ‘meteorology’ but found I could not get the word out, so I just said ‘statistics,’ thereby determining my future path.

Full obituary from The New York Times.

(Note: this entry originally appeared at consumerology.com)

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