Did Neyman really say of Fisher’s work, “It’s easy to get the right answer if you never define what the question is,” and did Fisher really describe Neyman as “a theorem-proving poseur who wouldn’t recognize real data if it bit him in the ass”? See Andrew Gellman’s discussion for answers.
The Fisher-Neyman fight, revisited
Bradley Efron was born on May 24, 1938.
Efron is best known for proposing the bootstrap resampling, one of the first computer-intensive statistical techniques
Things that happen by chance cannot be certain.
Pafnuty Chebyshev was born on May 16 ,1821.
The Chebyshev inequality is used to prove the Weak Law of Large Numbers.
Can data science help predict the result of Eurovision song contest? Philip Male tried a couple of predictive models. See how he did.
Douze points: Data science and the Eurovision song contest