Not a wire news service but still more reliable than most newspapers.
In what must be the least surprising press release since the last study on humanities hiring rates, a broad coalition of linguists from 17 countries and 54 departments has, at last, admitted that none of them have a clue what p values actually mean. After random guesses from a statistically insignificant sample, the null knowledge hypothesis could not be dismissed and Prof Stu Dent of Two-
“Look, if journal editors and funders ask for the darn things, who am I to query why a paper on the etymology of the phrase ‘cop-
The Worldwide Tribe of Computational Linguists have asked us to remind readers that misusing statistics is actually their prerogative.