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More or Less: Behind the Stats
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
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4.7 stars from 3,903 ratings
Brilliant Show!
Just listened to the episode on population statistics - fascinating. Anyone interested in further reading should look up Youthquake by Edward Paice - a deep dive into the demographics of Africa.
PdeMethley via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/04/22
The Statistical Dept of Minitrue
Like the '90s television series, "The X Files," More or Less gives an impression of what it might be like to have special insight while managing to be totally detached from reality.Read full review »
Rabbit-Light via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/13/21
Put it on schools curriculum
By far my favourite podcast. I love the blend of humour and serious statistics. It should be put on schools curriculum as an antidote to social media sensationalism.
Jan99Don via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/06/21
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