Category Archives: Statistics

The true video watching time on Facebook

In the fable "The frog and the ox" by Aesop, a frog tries to appear bigger than it actually is by inflating itself more and more...till it bursts. Well, that's not the end of the story, but theĀ frog's behaviour resembles … Continue reading

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An average too much

A colleague of mine, Luigi Laura, reportsĀ a recent example of statistical ignorance. In the flurry of newspaper articles about the VW scandal, one of those, published on an Italian newspaper (and a very important one, poor us...), reported the statistics … Continue reading

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