Last week I was at a fascinating conference – on statistics! I know, I know – you’re going to say statistics are boring or come out with that old canard “Lies, damned lies and statistics”. But actually statistics are incredibly important.
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I hate bad statistics. I posted before about the statistics of the Hitchens vs Blair debate. Statistics are important to make good decisions. Statistics are vital in things like medicine. Statistics help us see whether a drug is or isn’t safe. Some of the worst examples in medicines are because mistakes are made in the