“Other than when he treated Steve Jobs, Agus, 58, had never been told anything besides that he’s awesome . . .”
3 December 2023 | 2:29 pm

Remember when we talked about the problem with the “scientist-as-hero” narrative? Here’s another example. Celebrity doctor / USC professor David Agus had a side gig putting his name on plagiarized books that he never read. I get that some people … Continue reading

EJG Pitman’s Notes on Non-Parametric Statistical Inference
2 December 2023 | 9:54 pm

Nigel Smeeton writes: I see from the old online post, “The greatest works of statistics never published,” that there is interest in EJG Pitman’s Notes on Non-Parametric Statistical Inference. Working from a poor online scan of the Notes, EJG Pitman’s … Continue reading

On a proposal to scale confidence intervals so that their overlap can be more easily interpreted
2 December 2023 | 2:29 pm

Greg Mayer writes: Have you seen this paper by Frank Corotto, recently posted to a university depository? It advocates a way of doing box plots using “comparative confidence intervals” based on Tukey’s HSD in lieu of traditional error bars. I … Continue reading

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