You've heard the expression, "There's three kinds of untruths - lies, damned lies, and statistics."
Today I wanted to discuss an important phenomenon that sort of falls in that third, most despised category - that of averaging. But I'm not talking about numerical averaging like a grade point average or a pitcher's ERA. I'm talking about a terrible sort of averaging that goes on with motor control 'programs' in your body/mind.
ByFactoids: Business Development Company (or BDC) portfolio weighted average yields have fallen in 2013. "Portfolio yields" are the yields BDCs make on their investments. This is not the yield on the stocks that BDCs pay you. What f... Read Post
We’ve all heard the old saying “there are lies, damn lies and statistics” that can be used to back any opinion and support any position. It looks like this adage is applicable to the current state of mobile commerce. Mobile commerce... Read Post
“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Benjamin Disraeli. The two-time British prime minister said that in the 19th century and when statistics come from the mouths of politicians, he’s probably right ... Read Post