Statistics and Intuition

TEDThis morning I came across this TED talk by Peter Donnelly.  It was was originally posted way back in 2006, so this isn’t something new.  However, it is worth a listen for anyone thinking about data science and its applications.  The moral of the story is that statistics are often counter-intuitive, and poor applications of statistical methods or invalid assumptions can lead to dramatically incorrect conclusions.

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