People say “random” variables “behave” in a certain way as if they have a life of their own. To behave is to act, to be caused, to react. This is reification, perhaps caused by the beauty of the mathematics where, … Continue Reading Nothing Is Distributed: So-Called Random Variables Do Not Follow Distributions
In the comment section to an earlier piece of mine on Strange Notions, Richard Carrier invited me to “interact” with … Continue Reading Richard Carrier’s Argument To Show God’s Existence Unlikely Is Invalid And Unsound
This post is one that has been restored after the hacking. All original comments were lost. Everything that can go wrong with a time series analysis has gone wrong with the post “Recent global warming trends: significant or paused or … Continue Reading Real Climate Temperature “Trend” Article Gets It Wrong (Like So Many Do)
From a tweet from Taleb, who informs us the following question is part of the Indian Statistical Institute examination. (5) … Continue Reading What Is The Probability Of COVFEFE?