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More or Less: Behind the Stats

By BBC Radio 4

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Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4

Customer Reviews

Considerably interesting

It is already one of the first podcasts that I choose to listen to. Taking a sideways view of the stories we hear reported in the news, in the first programme Tim Harford helps us to understand how the class nerd now makes lots of money from just one maths formula and also gets the girls and how to increase the probability that the weather forecast is acurate. The second programme asks how heavy a kilo is and how long is a meter and why people are arguing over the measures of our world. The third and best evaluates the current rush to measure happiness. It all makes more or less sense and I'll certainly listen to the news differently, and I'll hear alot more. It is worth listening if you are interested in economics, the news, or even how the world works.

Why so short?

I love this pod, but feel compelled to mark it low to hopefully draw attention to the irritation of making a once good 45 minute show into a ten minute show...
What is the point of downloading such a minuscule podcast..
Very annoying seen as there is so much dross in the podcast world that gets more air time...

Statisically, the best podcast on the net

Lies, damn lies and Tim having a laugh. Who would have thought statisical analysis could be fun.