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
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?
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)