A tour of the stupidest, most self-defeating, self-blinding ways in which supposedly clever people use math in everyday life.
About the Author
Paul Goodwin is a statistician, an emeritus professor at the University of Bath, and a former adviser to government departments. He has taught courses on statistics for trades union members, art curators, surgeons, actuaries, civil servants, CEOs and sixth formers, among many others. His most recent book is Forewarned: A Sceptic's Guide to Prediction.