Metareviews: The Signal and the Noise
Andrew Gelman has a review of two reviews of Nate Silver’s book, The Signal and the Noise. Unlike him, I’ve actually read the book, but I think his review of the reviews captures the good and bad points well.
Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »