Francis Galton: Measuring the immeasurable


  • His one-man show, “The Stranger Notions of Francis Galton”, has been performed to appreciative audiences and has been booked for the Royal Statistical Society's commemoration of Galton this September.


How many statisticians can be the subject of an hour-long stand-up comedy routine? Possibly only Galton. Here Dan Maier, writer and performer of the one-man show “The stranger notions of Francis Galton”, explains why he cannot help being fascinated by the man.