I created this video to show as part of a presentation I’ll be giving next week. Your comments welcome, either here or at Youtube.

In Monte Carlo We Trust

I created this video to show as part of a presentation I’ll be giving next week. Your comments welcome, either here or at Youtube.

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Looks like an informative cartoon. I showed it to my students and it held their interest for about 10 seconds. A problem that the characters did not address was over sampling. Large samples can produce low p-values.

Hi Basil,

Yikes! I suppose 10 seconds is better than nothing….

FWIW the vid got a mild response during my presentation, a few chuckles, but otherwise not much. Maybe not as amusing as I thought it was. Oh well…

Cheers!

If it makes you feel better, I watched the entire video. I thought it slightly entertaining and possibly a good way to have students ask questions about what a p-value really means.

Really great video.