A session discussing the role of mathematics and statistics in public discourse. There's a huge amount of statistics constantly cited in the media and politics, which misleads through the use abuse of statistical concepts. One of the most important roles of math blogging for non-mathematicians is clarifying the ways in which things are abused, and how we can make the true meaning of statistics clear without losing the attention of the audience.
Thursday January 31, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Attendance numbers do not account for private attendees. Get there early!