Great thoughts from John Tukey...Far better an approximate answer      to the right question,                 Freakalytics...
Great thoughts from John Tukey...Far better an approximate answer      to the right question,      than the exact answer  ...
Great thoughts from John TukeyOnce upon a time statisticians only explored.                  Freakalytics, LLC
Great thoughts from John TukeyOnce upon a time statisticians only explored.Then they learned to confirm exactly – to confi...
Great thoughts from John TukeyOnce upon a time statisticians only explored.Then they learned to confirm exactly - to confi...
Great thoughts from John TukeyThere is no data that can be displayed in a pie chart,                   Freakalytics, LLC
Great thoughts from John TukeyThere is no data that can be displayed in a pie chart, that cannot be displayed BETTER in so...
Great thoughts from John TukeyIn our opinion, Tukey was one of the greatest data analysts of all timeHe coined the terms “...
Thoughts from John Tukey by Freakalytics
Thoughts from John Tukey by Freakalytics
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  1. 1. Great thoughts from John Tukey...Far better an approximate answer to the right question, Freakalytics, LLC
  2. 2. Great thoughts from John Tukey...Far better an approximate answer to the right question, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise.... Freakalytics, LLC
  3. 3. Great thoughts from John TukeyOnce upon a time statisticians only explored. Freakalytics, LLC
  4. 4. Great thoughts from John TukeyOnce upon a time statisticians only explored.Then they learned to confirm exactly – to confirm a few things exactly, each under very specific circumstances.As they emphasized exact confirmation, their techniques inevitably became less flexible. Freakalytics, LLC
  5. 5. Great thoughts from John TukeyOnce upon a time statisticians only explored.Then they learned to confirm exactly - to confirm a few things exactly,each under very specific circumstances.As they emphasized exact confirmation, their techniques inevitablybecame less flexible.The connection of the most used techniques with past insights was weakened.Anything to which a confirmatory procedure was not explicitly attached was decried as mere descriptive statistics, no matter how much we had learned from it. Freakalytics, LLC
  6. 6. Great thoughts from John TukeyThere is no data that can be displayed in a pie chart, Freakalytics, LLC
  7. 7. Great thoughts from John TukeyThere is no data that can be displayed in a pie chart, that cannot be displayed BETTER in some other type of chart. Freakalytics, LLC
  8. 8. Great thoughts from John TukeyIn our opinion, Tukey was one of the greatest data analysts of all timeHe coined the terms “bits” and “software”He was a professor at Princeton and executive director at Bell LabsHe was an eminent statistician making many important contributionsincluding: Techniques for "robust analysis" Approaches to exploratory data analysis Developing graphing and plotting methods Numerous publications on time series analysis Fast Fourier transform- critical today in the fields of physics and electrical engineering Freakalytics, LLC

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