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Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading 31/10/16

Wow, today the end of October. Where did the time go? I don’t celebrate Halloween (except for on Pokémon Go) but if you’re going out tonight, stay safe and have fun. 382 more words

Mailbox Monday

Naked Statistics by Charles Wheelan

In brief: This is a book on statistics that is both interesting and funny.

The good: The examples are way better than any other lecturer’s. 558 more words

Book Review

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data by Charles Wheelan

Synopsis: Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. 257 more words

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Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading 11/7/16

Well, Australia still doesn’t have an official Prime Minister after a week of counting! Maybe this week. Maybe Australia will also look at electronic voting in the future so things move a bit faster next time. 249 more words

Mailbox Monday

Review: Naked Economics (Wheelan)

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science  |  Charles Wheelan  |  Nonfiction, Economics  |  2002

In 2008 I took a senior economics class in my final year of highschool.  368 more words

Book Review

The Income of the Average Indian is Significantly Lower Than the Average Income of India

The speeches made by the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) governor, Raghuram Rajan, are always a pleasure to read. In his latest speech made on April 20, 2016, Rajan said: “ 1,073 more words


What Happens When Bill Gates Walks Into a Bar

The mathematician John Allen Paulos in his book Beyond Numeracy writes: “The fourth-grader notes that half the adults in the world are men and half are women and concludes therefrom that the average adult has one breast and one testicle.” 663 more words

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