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: Measuring the immeasurable
Article first published online: 25 AUG 2011
© 2011 The Royal Statistical Society
Volume 8, Issue 3, pages 122–123, September 2011
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Maier, D. (2011), Francis Galton: Measuring the immeasurable. Significance, 8: 122–123. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2011.00508.x
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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.