Antipodean Double Whammy

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was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

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1991 during an exchange year teaching in Sydney I was travelling by bus from Alice Springs to Ayres Rock with American brother - in - law, Don. Sitting between us was a young English man with whom Don got into conversation. Despite being from California, Don grew up in the late 1930's in Burnley, Lancs. The young man came from Burnley and it turned out they had many people in common, despite the age difference. I joined the conversation and discovered that he was at Cambridge University and his two best friends, and room mates, were boys that I had taught at Loughborough Grammar School. Tony.
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