Nice April Fool’s Day prank

The recent issue of the Journal of Computational Graphics & Statistics published a short article by Columbia Univ Prof Andrew Gelman (I believe he is the most active statistician-blogger) called “Why tables are really much better than graphs” based on his April 1, 2009 blog post (note the difference in publishing speed using blogs and refereed journals!). The last parts made me laugh hysterically – so let me share them: About creating and reporting “good” tables: It’s also helpful in a table to have a minimum of four significant digits. A good choice is often to use the default provided … Continue reading Nice April Fool’s Day prank