An essay on why programmers need to learn statistics

An essay on why programmers need to learn statistics from Simply Statistics.

Truly an amazing post!

But it doesn’t apply just to programmers, anyone evaluating data needs to understand statistics and perhaps more importantly, have the ability to know when the data isn’t quite right. Math is correct but the data is too clean, too good, too …., something that makes you uneasy with the data.

Consider the Duke Saga for example.

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