Blog 2012

  • Listen To Me Dispense My Wisdom on the Data Stories Podcast!

    Listen To Me Dispense My Wisdom on the Data Stories Podcast!

    Last week, I recorded a guest appearance on the Data Stories podcast with Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner. Find out if the voice you imagine when reading this blog sounds like my voice (spoiler: it doesn’t), and how my Austrian accent meshes with Moritz’ German and Enrico’s Italian ones (spoiler: very well).


  • All Responses to Gelman and Unwin in One Convenient Posting

    After posting my response to Gelman and Unwin’s article on visualization and statistical graphics recently, I have now collected links to all the three other responses as well: Stephen Few, Paul Murrell, and Hadley Wickham.


  • A Scholarly Discussion with Andrew Gelman and Anthony Unwin

    This is how scholarly exchanges used to work: Scientist A publishes a result, Scientist B then writes an angry letter saying that Scientist A is full of it, to which A responds with more insults, etc., and all that published in a fine scholarly journal. I was recently asked to respond to a piece Andrew Gelman and Anthony Unwin had […]