Statistician Stays with Day Job, despite Cracking the Lottery

A pair of scratch-off lottery tickets found in a pile of papers on his desk started Mohan Srivastsava to musing. The lottery is purported to be random, but of course it is not — it is carefully controlled. For Srivastsava, a trained statistician with degrees from MIT and Stanford University, this "randomness" reminded him of […]