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Read the full article Hackers want your email!

Hackers want your email!

December 10, 2020

Why? One of my friends recently had their email compromised and all of their contacts got a ‘begging’ mail for funds. Hackers wanted the email contacts and caused distress which required immediate action to protect data, restore security and reputation. Why do hackers go for your email accounts? At the beginning you are probably not… Read more” about the article Hackers want your email!”

Read the full article Armed Forces Home Insurance

Armed Forces Home Insurance

November 30, 2020

Mass produced home and contents insurance never fits armed forces lifestyles. At Services Family Insurance, we have launched a new policy for the unique military lifestyle! A policy that moves with our Armed Forces personnel! When civilians move home they must buy a new policy to cover the new house and the location impacts the… Read more” about the article Armed Forces Home Insurance”

Read the full article Just another statistic? Causal Factors

Just another statistic? Causal Factors

November 17, 2020

How statistics can cost us money! We spoke in the last two blogs about how it is easy to wrongly see two events in the progress of time as being seemingly connected. COVID-19 The correct analysis of “A causes B” must show them having a “causal link”. The Media is full of stories about young… Read more” about the article Just another statistic? Causal Factors”

Read the full article Just another statistic? Lockdown, Part 2

Just another statistic? Lockdown, Part 2

November 5, 2020

How statistics can change our lives! It is clear from COVID-19 that statistics change our lives. Inspired by the BBC’s More or Less: Behind the Stats podcasts, we explain what makes the debate so ‘hot’ – selection bias in COVID-19 statistics? All statisticians – from scientific modellers to political pundits – use sampling techniques to… Read more” about the article Just another statistic? Lockdown, Part 2″

Read the full article Just another statistic? A 3 part series

Just another statistic? A 3 part series

October 31, 2020

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” This phrase was popularized in the United States by Mark Twain and others. It was (possibly mistakenly) attributed it to the British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli. [according to Wikipedia] Part one – What have storks got to do with it? All explained in the… Read more” about the article Just another statistic? A 3 part series”