Charles Wheelan on Naked Statistics (Video)
Charles Wheelan, a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College and author of Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, offers a humorous look at the statistical underpinnings of life and the importance of statistics in understanding the world. Wheelan discusses the era of “big data,” the line between “customized and creepy,” and offers his take on the most detrimental and positive uses of statistics.
This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 19 March 2014.
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