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View Resource Quote: Wollstonecraft on Hypotheses

A quote to be used in discussing how sufficient data should be able to trump an hypothesis. The quote is by English philosopher and pioneering feminist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759 – 1797) from her 1792 book "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman." .
View Resource Quote: Hamilton on Uncertainty

A quote that might be used in discussing the research cycle where data is gathered in order to reduce uncertainty, which in turn leads to refinement of models and a new quest to reduce remaining uncertainty. The quote is by American educator and classicist Edith Hamilton (1867 – 1963) from her book Spokesmen for God (1949). The quote may also be found at
View Resource Quote: Kemble on Uncertainty

A quote to aid in discussing the idea that uncertainty is undesirable but knowledge of it is desirable in statistics. The quote is by British actress and writer Frances Anne Kemble (1809 – 1893) written in 1838 and quoted in the 1972 book Fanny Kemble Wister, editor, "Fanny: The American Kemble: her journals and unpublished letters."
View Resource Quote: Koller on Noise

A quote to aid in discussing the foundational idea in statistics of the importance of understanding the nature of uncertainty. The quote is by Israeli-American educator, computer scientist, and co-founder of the Coursera online platform Daphne Koller (1968 - ). The quote is found in the May 3, 2008 New York Times story on Dr. Koller.
View Resource Quote: Etlinger on Creating Meaning

A quote to aid in discussing drawing meaning out of data and the ethical presentation of results. The quote is from Susan Etlinger (1962 - ) an industry analyst for the Altimeter Group from her September 2014 TED talk.
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