Tagged: data

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Torture Numbers and They’ll Confess to Anything

There is something incredibly comforting about looking at some data and thinking “ok, these numbers are illustrating to me the truth of this uncertain and dangerous world in which I live”.

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Mini-Troughput: The Triple Lindy Stats Flop

That was the sound of every epidemiologist, economist, mathematician, scientist,s and every virologist simultaneously face-palming and crashing to the ground in a dead faint.

Preach It, Brother Nate!

Statistics wizard Nate Silver talks about the re-launch of FiveThirtyEight on ESPN, political punditry, and burritos.