Patterns & significance
JANUARY 20, 2014
Another with a colleague frustrated by people talking about the validity of statistical patterns for low volume datasets and not realising that simple visualisation can enable an intelligent person who make sufficient sense to act. Humans can change the context through intent (or accidentally) which can render any statistics out of date/data/meaning. A series of emails and skype calls today built up a head of frustration with some people's obsession with statistics and data.