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the wgaf-value

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 8, 2022 by xi'an


While the special health council for the French Government is closing down, the number of cases here remains quite high, seemingly in a complete indifference or worse… When 25 000 persons died from COVID since January. But political parties are all (!) against any constraining measure, with some even calling in a most demagogic manner for reintegrating [the few hundred] unvaccinated public health personnel in the public health system… (As a single datapoint, take the counter-example of our thrice-vaccinated daughter who caught COVID last week, most likely when working at the hospital.)

law of small numbers

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , , on June 22, 2022 by xi'an

bizarre, bizarre

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , on June 21, 2022 by xi'an

Weimar-sur-Seine Republik

Posted in Kids, pictures, Statistics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 20, 2022 by xi'an

jeux de nupes

Posted in Kids with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 26, 2022 by xi'an


Two tribunes in the weekend edition of Le Monde denouncing the appalling surrender of the Socialist and Green parties, giving up their European ideals to unite with a Eurosceptic, Marxist, &tc. “untamed France” party in preparation of the incoming legislative elections, next June. The May 68 figurehead Dany Cohn-Bendit and his cowriters also point out the permanent ambiguity of this pro-Putin party, blatantly illustrated by the Ukrainian tragedy. Beyond giving away European principles, this electoralist strategy is simply disastrous as both Left parties will end up with many less representatives than in the previous elections…

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