In this post I'd like to share one of my favourite statistics-related stories. It is a story with a message that in hindsight seems so obvious, yet for many is not clear at the beginning. It is also a good reminder for all of us to check our assumptions when asking questions and to check if our conclusions match the scenarios we find ourselves in.
Written: June 2, 2021Read more
It turns out that being random is difficult for humans. If this is true, how can we expect our well-behaved computers to be random? I discuss a simple way in which computers generate "seemly" random numbers and conduct an experiment to see how random I am.
Written: May 12, 2021Read more