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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

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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

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