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Allan Yeomans on climate change and soil

Posted by Peter Donovan 10 years, 10 months ago

Allan Yeomans, author of Priority One: Together We Can Beat Global Warming has a series of videos on climate change and soil. Here are Parts 1 and 2.


Outliers

Posted by Peter Donovan 10 years, 10 months ago

In general, statistical accuracy increases with the square root of sample size. Doubling your sensitivity and accuracy quadruples your cost. It's a power law, not a normal distribution, and it pushes us toward extremes.