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Theresa May might be a hedgehog

Theresa May Be A Hedgehog #BadCall

There are two types of forecasters in the world: foxes and hedgehogs. Theresa May is the latter.

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Pesky Probability

If you’ve been reading Rolling Alpha for some time, you’ll know that I have a lot of feelings around statistics and data. Specifically: how bad we are at dealing with them. Some past posts that I’m a bit proud of: 50% of Marine Life – a discussion around ‘what the media reports about the state […]

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50% of Marine Life…

In case you’ve been missing it, all the big news people¬†have been reporting this: A new report from the World Wildlife Fund indicates a nearly 50% decline in marine life populations between 1970 and 2012 ~ this quote came from CNN. The statistic comes from the 2014 Living Blue Planet Report. Here are some graphs […]

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