There was supposed to be something here about oddly named NIH grants. But this morning I hit “Publish” inadvertently and failed to recognize it until now. To make up for it, I’ll […]
Potentially. Everybody’s a paedophile potentially. That slogan has been adopted lustily in Merrie Olde England. The beauty of it, as I have often maintained, is that it is a true statement. It […]
Ronald Reagan said that the ten scariest words in the English language are “Hello, I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” In terms of sheer mayhem and spirited murder, Reagan […]
[podcast]https://www.wmbriggs.com/audio/wmbriggs_com_lecture_0004.mp3[/podcast] Today’s lecture: Format change The regular and statistics podcasts are undergoing some changes. Stay tuned to this page for details. Today’s show is a little rushed because of this. Randomness Why […]
“J’accuse! A statistician may prove anything with his nefarious methods. He may even say a negative number is positive! You cannot trust anything he says.” Sigh. Unfortunately, this oft-hurled charge is all […]
The closest I come to “Big Oil” is when I create my spécialité de la maison: bacon-olive-oil confit. Incidentally, that’s the only way to cook this miracle pig meat—frying removes all that […]
This is just a rough prototype meant to be easy to play with inside a post. READ the help and guidebook! Suggestions for new canned examples welcome—the hard part is deriving historical […]
This has been making its way round the ‘net—by far the best remix.