Tukey: Sunset Salvo
John W. Tukey. “Sunset Salvo.” Accessed July 12, 2021. https://www.gwern.net/docs/www/www-stat.wharton.upenn.edu/2140df0d72dbbca7ef32abae3dca90d641a05120.pdf.
Mathematical statistics towards data analysis
Taking functional models more seriously than stochastic ones, as functional models are easier to verify, and scale better than stochastic ones (more data)
Not all answers is contained within the data
Hubris is the greatest danger that accompaniesformal data analysis, including formalized statistical analysis. The feeling of “Give me (or morelikely even, give my assistant) the data, and I will tell you what the real answer is!” is one we must all fight against again and again, and yet again.