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It takes ~20 observations to verify your first significant digit of the mean with confidence. Do you know how many observations it takes to verify your first sig-fig of the variance? More like 1000. And that’s just to get one … Continue reading

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from The Dialectical Biologist Sometimes it’s impossible to say whether A ≻ B or whether B ≻ A. In the case of flies & eyes, you have to add a dimension to get an explanation. We cannot say “which fly has more … Continue reading

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