Amer Stat Association launches Significance web site


This web site has many nice articles on the use/abuse of statistics in everyday life. Interesting reading - lots of examples suitable for classes/exam/assignments etc.

The American Statistical Association and the Royal Statistical Society are happy to announce the official launch of the Significance website at Online and fully-interactive, the website will serve as a supplement to the print magazine all ASA members now receive.

Entertaining, thought-provoking, and updated daily, Significance’s online presence aims to engage the general public---as well as statisticians---in discourse about the practical use of statistics in all walks of life. The website presents a statistical view of the world in an understandable, engaging format. It is for everyone, whether a statistician or not. Enjoy in-depth articles about everything from archaeology to how to handicap a yacht race, to deciphering unknown languages, to the best way of classifying single malt whiskeys.

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