Here is the link. I’ve decided to jump ahead a few chapters. Chapters 10 – 13 are very important and cover material that comprises 90% of all the actual statistics that is practiced by civilians. Topics like “testing” and regression—how … Continue Reading How to Cheat: Stats 101 Chapter 14
Joe Daleo, the number one guy over at Icecap.us, recently sent me the CDIAC (ice core) CO2 data as criticized in Beck (2007) and asked me what I made of it. Now, this data has been pored over by the … Continue Reading Has atmospheric CO2 decreased? A different way to look at CO2 changes
By Tim Murray and William Briggs You obviously need to score runs to win baseball games, and buying better hitters does this for a team. But you also need to keep your opponent from scoring too many runs, and buying … Continue Reading Hitting or Pitching. Which wins more games?
I often say—it is even the main theme of this blog—that people are too certain. This is especially true when people report results from classical statistics, or use classical methods when implementing modern, Bayesian theory. The picture below illustrates exactly … Continue Reading You cannot measure a mean