- Prof Dev
Experts often possess more data than judgment.
Colin L. Powell (1937 - )
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it.
Donald E. Knuth (1938 - )
Although we often hear that data speak for themselves, their voices can be soft and sly.
Frederick Mosteller (1916 - 2006)
Even trained statisticians often fail to appreciate the extent to which statistics are vitiated by the unrecorded assumptions of their interpreters.
George Benard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
...statisticians are the new sexy vampires, only even more pasty.
Paul M. Rudnick (1957-)
If you think that statistics has nothing to say about what you do or how you could do it better, then you are either wrong or in need of a more interesting job.
Stephen Senn (1953 -)
If we have data, let's look at data. If all we have are opinions, let's go with mine.
James Love Barksdale (1943 - )
With data collection, "The sooner the better" is always the best answer.
Marissa Mayer (1975 - )
This one basic idea, comparing natural variability to the variability induced by different behaviors, interventions, or group memberships, forms the heart of modern statistics.
Jessica Utts (1952 - )