Monthly Archives: December 2017

Trigger-Happy, Autonomous, and Disobedient: Nordbat 2 and Mission Command in Bosnia

https://thestrategybridge.org/the-bridge/2017/9/20/trigger-happy-autonomous-and-disobedient-nordbat-2-and-mission-command-in-bosnia?format=amp&__twitter_impression=true Leadership, when it really matters…!

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Statistics – lies, damn lies,part II: “Cancer rates in your county are more than factor 18 above national average!”

My previous post, on how statistics can, if not carefully presented and analyzed, give misleading conclusions can be further illustrated by a variant of the problem presented in that previous post: in the previous simulation, the overall population of 1.000.000 … Continue reading

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Lies,damn lies, statistics – community cancer rates

Statistics is an interesting topic – it can illuminate as well as it can confuse. Sometimes, statistics do mislead unintentionally, i.e. the presenter has done a (honest) mistake. Other times, less honest presenters can take advantage of the fact that … Continue reading

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Winter solstice

https://www.vox.com/2016/12/20/14027402/winter-solstice-2017

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Volvo Ocean Race – Meteorology, Strategy & Routing

http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/route/leg-2.html https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/10284_Leg-2-Strategic-Review-Part-1.html http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/10335_Leg-2-Strategic-Review-Part-2.html http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/10384_Leg-2-Strategic-Review-Part-3.html http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/10467_Leg-2-Strategic-Review-Part-4.html

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Confidence Intervals in Python

Suppose you are interested in finding out the mean weight of all Sumo wrestlers in Japan. Or the average gas consuption of Korean made automobiles… Why…? No idea, but that sort of statistics might be of interest, for someone, at … Continue reading

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How many North (or South) poles are there…?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-earth-has-more-than-one-north-pole/

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