December 16, 2013


“In any case, the current uncertainty about any benefit from helmet wearing or promotion is unlikely to be substantially reduced by further research” – Ben Goldacre and David Spiegelhalter

  • NZ cartographer Chris McDowall (@fogonwater) “When presented with an unlabelled map depicting a random part of the country, I can identify most places purely on the basis of their shape. But, when I close my eyes, their forms fade away …. The maps on this page are an attempt to translate my head landscapes into cartographic artefacts. I am trying to recreate of what I see when I close my eyes

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 »