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.
Francis Galton centenary special section
Francis Galton: Measuring the immeasurable
Version of Record online: 25 AUG 2011
© 2011 The Royal Statistical Society
Volume 8, Issue 3, pages 122–123, September 2011
How to Cite
Maier, D. (2011), Francis Galton: Measuring the immeasurable. Significance, 8: 122–123. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2011.00508.x
- Issue online: 25 AUG 2011
- Version of Record online: 25 AUG 2011
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.