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Quote for the Week

Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.

–Hilaire Belloc, “On Statistics”, from The Silence of the Sea; courtesy of Wikiquote

2011 in review

Thank you to all who have viewed this blog, enjoyed it (or even hated it), and commented on it!  Have a great New Year 2012!

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.