Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics (about TEDTalks)
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 6:00AM
Randy in TED, charts, humor, video, words

Very funny video from TEDActive, by Sebastian Wernicke that analyses the best and worst of TEDTalks using statistics and word analysis.

In a brilliantly tongue-in-cheek analysis, Sebastian Wernicke turns the tools of statistical analysis on TEDTalks, to come up with a metric for creating “the optimum TEDTalk” based on user ratings. How do you rate it? “Jaw-dropping”? “Unconvincing”? Or just plain “Funny”?

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Update on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 2:58PM by Registered CommenterRandy

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