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View Resource Quote: Flournoy on Experimentation

A quote to aid in discussing the ideas of adaptive experimental designs. The quote is by Statistician, and pioneer in adaptive design, Nancy Flournoy (1947 - ) from her 2015 interview by William Rosenberger in Statistical Science: "A Conversation with Nancy Floury."
View Resource Quote: Ebner-Eschenbach on Research

A quote to aid in discussing the meaning of research and how it should be tied to a goal. The quote is by Austrian writer Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830 – 1916) from her 1880 novel "Aphorisms."
View Resource Quote: Solnit on Information Overload

A quote to be used in discussing the need for “Big Data” visualization and analytic techniques to handle the information overload seen in some areas. The quote is by American writer Rebecca Solnit (1961 - ) from a 2013 essay called "Diary," in London Review of Books.
View Resource Quote: Bart on Data

A quote to help in discussing the importance of data in investigating nearly every problem (try asking your class what problems are not amenable to data?). The quote is by American feminist and Professor of Sociology Pauline B. Bart (1930 - ) and may be found in Cheris Kramarae and Paula A. Treichler, A Feminist Dictionary (1985). The quote may also be found at
View Resource Quote: Lebowitz on the Lottery

A quote that might be used in examining the actual chance for winning lottery. The quote is by American author and social commentator Fran Lebowitz (1950 - ) and appeared in the 1994 book "Glibquips: Funny Words by Funny Women" edited by Roz Warren.
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