T. Campbell

If you flip a coin three times and it lands on heads each time, it’s probably chance. If you flip it a hundred times and it lands on heads each time, you can be pretty sure the coin has heads on both sides. That’s the concept behind statistical significance—it’s the odds that the correlation (or other finding) is real, that it isn’t just random chance. /time/ T. Campbell quotes

Quotes of the month

Aleksandr Grachev If you are surrounded by fools, then this is not a reason to surrender. [07/12/2020 03:07:40] More


Aleksandr Grachev When a woman is sawed on stage - this is the trick, when a wife is sawed at home by her husband - this is life. [07/05/2020 11:07:11] More


Korney Chukovskiy Scoundrels are fools above all. Being kind is much more fun, more entertaining, and ultimately more practical. [08/02/2020 10:08:29] More


Rached Ghannouchi Under Tunisian law, a woman can divorce her husband. Total equality. [07/12/2020 07:07:06] More


Igor Yuganov We all have to play a comedy of death before the rest. [07/30/2020 05:07:53] More