His Majesty Every human society except one is stratified. The exception is the empire of William I, a small sand island that comes and goes by a remote and isolated bend in […]
Which Statistics Grad School If You’re Sick Of Hocus-Pocus P-values?
I received this query from a reader and thought it important enough for all of us to answer. I was hoping you could provide some advice for an aspiring statistician. I am […]
Stop Teaching Frequentism; More On That “Altruism” Study; Etc.
Freq Out Reader ECM points us to “The Great Statistical Schism“, by a fellow named Brendon Brewer who “is a senior lecturer in the Department of Statistics in Auckland.” Brewer says, as […]
The Great Bayesian Switch
Update: See this post on the definition of confidence and credible intervals. Submitted for your approval, a new paper. A polemic describing in nascent terms the paradise that awaits us once we […]
British Judge Rules Against Bayes’s Theorem
A British judge has thrown a use of Bayes’s rule out of his court. Not only that, his honor (Lordship?) ruled “against using similar statistical analysis in the courts in future.” A […]
Something To Be Thankful For: Climategate 2.0
Thanks to Mr, or Mrs, Anonymous, that generous individual who has graced us with a new batch of emails from the world’s top climate scientists. These new missives are guaranteed to generate […]