Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Quotation -- the value of statistics

Statistical and applied probabilistic knowledge is the core of knowledge; statistics is what tells you if something is true, false, or merely anecdotal; it is the "logic of science"; it is the instrument of risk-taking
Nassim Taleb
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  1. Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write.
    – H.G. Wells

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