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Peter Donnelly: How juries are fooled by statistics

www.ted.com Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics — and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to give

Peter Haas: Haiti’s disaster of engineering

www.ted.com “Haiti was not a natural disaster,” says TED Fellow Peter Haas “It was a disaster of engineering.” As the country rebuilds after January’s deadly quake, are bad old building practices creating another ticking time bomb? Haas’s group, AIDG, is helping Haiti’s builders learn modern building and engineering practices, to assemble a strong country brick