Reflections on The Observer articles

Since the start of the pandemic, people are under bombardment by numbers and graphs. Daily figures fill news reports and mobile screens. Scenario models make headlines.

The request was simple: a column helping to explain Covid-19 statistics. David Spiegelhalter did the first one alone, on excess deaths. Volunteering as a Statistical Ambassador for the Royal Statistical Society, David asked me to help with an ongoing series. We…

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.

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Anthony B. Masters

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.

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