Oh the things I learn . . . BK Drinkwater disproves the wisdom of crowds.
Florence Nightingale was a statistician Alison Campbell at Sciblogs posts on how the pioneering nurse won her case with numbers.
Also at Sciblogs: Visual illusions, change blindness and autism – Grant Jacobs asks how much of what we see is really there?
Philanthrocapitalism: How giving can save the world Take Part reviews a book that shows money does good.
Kitten demand exceeds supply – The Visible Hand applies economic theory to the pet market.
Incentives Matter: football helmet file – Anti Dismal finds trying to make sport safer may make it more dangerous.
Pies, cutting etc – Progressive Turmoil compares the market performance of comapnies in Australia & New Zealand.
APN chicken out – Cactus Kate reveals media impotency by financial decree.
Gotcha! TRM funding cut – Whaleoil claims another scalp.
And a new (to me) blog: Southern Squall – a gale of views from the south.