Lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing rules that apply to everyone are not effective tools against Covid, but what are they really for?
Brendan Patrick Purdy
We use metrics to assess everything, but measurement does not always equal wisdom.
For public debate to be productive, we need clear frameworks for analysis, and this is especially true of discussions about gun control.
Brendan Patrick Purdy, PhD has degrees in philosophy, mathematics, and the mathematical behavioral sciences. He is currently in the Master's of Data Science program at the University of Notre Dame. He teaches mathematics at Moorpark College in Ventura County, California and is an independent statistical consultant.