The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

COVID-19 and how charts lie

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We also discuss the following points:

  • How tables compare to charts in terms of “lying”
  • How to strike the best balance between showing the details and overwhelming the audience
  • What behaviours or habits should we develop to improve our visualizations



Michael Friendly's Golden Age of Visualization paper

Eurostat's Power from Statistics about uncertainty,
The story about the "New Golden Age"






Show Me the Numbers

Storytelling Data Visualization Business Professionals

Truthful Art Data Charts Communication

Elements Graphing Data William Cleveland

Visual Display Quantitative Information

Exploratory Data Analysis John Tukey

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About this podcast

The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is set up in association with PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics will be important for the wider data scientists community.

by Alexander Schacht and Benjamin Piske, biometricians, statisticians and leaders in the pharma industry


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