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"Madison, Wisconsin, had the largest percentage of millennials move to the region in 2017 at 75 percent, said a new study from the National Association of Realtors. The San Diego metro area had around 67.1 percent move to the area, said 2017 Census data analyzed by the association, making it the No. 13 destination for millennials out of 100 metros."
Wow, that's a lot of millenials!!
Submitted by Nate Peterson
Stop saying ‘exponential.’ Sincerely, a Math Nerd.
by Manil Suri, New York Times, 4 March 2019
The author of this op/ed piece is a mathematics professor who wishes people would stop using the word "exponential" to describe any kind of growth they find impressive. In fact, sometimes it is used to describe a single data point, with exponential treated as a synonym for big.