Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Margarine linked to divorce?

Just because there seems to be a connection between two things, it doesn’t necessarily prove causation.  A website tales a humorous look at statistical correlations.  Report from BBC News:

 

Spurious correlations: Margarine linked to divorce?

A website set up by a student at Harvard teaches us to look carefully at statistics. And it’s fun at the same time.

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May 26, 2014 Posted by | statistics | , , | Leave a comment