An open letter of my feelings about Beto’s loss.Read More
Despite the ubiquity of the t-distribution in classrooms, it often simply with only with one piece of advice: "use the \( t \)-distribution for small sample sizes and the normal distribution (a \(Z \) distribution) for larger ones". Supposedly, according to every introductory statistics class, a t-distribution is supposed to work better because of of mythical fatter tails.
Let us deconstruct this ubiquitous distribution a little bit, and hopefully learn what these mythical fat tails do.Read More
Welcome to my blog. This is an exploratory and expiremental space for the publication of my ideas. I am not sure what will arise here, and so I will not attempt to already characterize it. Enjoy.