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Olympics 2018 – Medals

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Are lawnmovers greater risk than terrorists…?

Paper debunking media’s common misunderstanding of different risks. Systemic risk vs random risk – two extremely different beasts. Your bathtub, lawnmover or swimming pool are random risks with narrow tails, while terrorists constitute systemic risks with fat tails.  http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/~norman/papers/lawnmowers.pdf  

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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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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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Estimation of tides

Tide estimation made simple by using “rule of 12th’s”.

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Central Limit Theorem illustrated

A fundamental theorem of statistics is the Central Limit Theorem, which basically states that the averages (means) of a large number of samples drawn from any population converges towards a normal distribution. The graph above demonstrates this theorem: the blue … Continue reading

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Wind,Temperature,Air Pressure statistics

The above graphs show statistics from SMHI, the swedish meteorological and hydrographical institute, on air pressure, temperature and wind speed.  For each categrory, (pressure,temp,wind speed) there are two graphs: the first a frequency chart, the second a Q-Q-chart, showing the … Continue reading

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