Mark Twain once said that there were lies, damn lies, and statistics. The more you know about math, the more you understand that what he meant was that one can lie with statistics, NOT that all statistics are lies. The trouble with statistics is two-fold.
As I read the release coverage from the technology community about the new Apple iPad I kept thinking, what could you actually do with it that would make it work buying one for $500? Sure, it can surf the web and read emails, but so
Every once and a while a news story comes along to remind us that any technology has its limits. Yesterday, in Alabama, a semi-truck driver drove his rig into a 12-foot high tunnel. His trailer was 13 1/2 feet tall. There are sensors which detect