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The ten best books for thinking clearly about statistics

To celebrate paperback publication day of “The Data Detective”, and in no particular order… The Art of Statistics by David Spiegelhalter @D_Spiegel is a wide-ranging guide to how statistics work, full of vivid and humane examples by the

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Has the Fed ‘put’ been put to bed?

Don’t count on the central bank intervening over market volatility

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The stripper, the Congressman, and why we undervalue statistical bedrock

At 2am on October 9th, 1974, police in the picturesque tidal basin area of Washington DC spotted a speeding car, weaving around, headlights off. They pulled it over, and out jumped a flamboyantly dressed woman, yelling in both English and Spanish. She pro

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Ukrainian city braces itself for war

How the people of Mariupol view a potential Russian invasion

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