THUNK – 54. Shark Attacks, Redshirts, & Statistics

What do shark attacks have to do with Star Trek: TOS and misleading news stories? Statisti-HEY COME BACK!

-Links for the Curious-

A website claiming the relative safety of shark attacks compared to furniture –

A website of shark attack statistics –

An incredibly complete Bayesian analysis of Star Trek: TOS fatalities by uniform color –

THUNK – 43. You Don’t Suck at Math –

TED talk entitled “How Juries are Fooled By Statistics,” by Peter Donnelly –

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