November 5, 2009

Today's Quote

The combination of some data and an aching desire for an answer does not ensure that a reasonable answer can be extracted from a given body of data.

-- John Tukey (1986)

1 comment:

Dick Schutz said...

Somebody should introduce Secretary Duncan and President Obama to John Tukey's quote. It's the quote of the last two decades of US education, not just of today.