This is one of my favorites:
One entry per answer. (This is in the vein of the Stack Overflow question What’s your favorite “programmer” cartoon?.)
P.S. Do not hotlink the cartoon without the site's permission please.
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Was XKCD, so time for Dilbert:
My favourite Dilbert cartoon:
One more Dilbert cartoon:
One of my favorites from xckd:
RFC 1149.5 specifies 4 as the standard IEEE-vetted random number.
From: A visual comparison of normal and paranormal distributions Matthew Freeman J Epidemiol Community Health 2006;60:6. Lower caption says 'Paranormal Distribution' - no idea why the graphical artifact is occuring.
'So, uh, we did the green study again and got no link. It was probably a--' 'RESEARCH CONFLICTED ON GREEN JELLY BEAN/ACNE LINK; MORE STUDY RECOMMENDED!'
I just came across this and loved it:
Another from xkcd #833:
And if you labeled your axes, I could tell you exactly how MUCH better.
By the third trimester, there will be hundreds of babies inside you.
Also from XKCD
This isn't technically a cartoon, but close enough:
There is this one on Bayesian learning:
Nice. The importance of variance when thinking about a population.
And another one from xkcd.
The mouseover text:
The contents of any one panel are dependent on the contents of every panel including itself. The graph of panel dependencies is complete and bidirectional, and each node has a loop. The mouseover text has two hundred and forty-two characters.
Here is a nice one (the inadequacy about average ratings)
Another one from xkcd:
Hell, my eighth grade science class managed to conclusively reject it just based on a classroom experiment. It's pretty sad to hear about million-dollar research teams who can't even manage that.
Here's another one from Dilbert:
More about design and power than analysis, but I like this one
I liked this one:
This is probably fun to show in class as well...
Found this one in the comments on Andrew Gelman's blog.
Source: unknown. Posted on flowingdata.com.
This is data analysis in the form of a cartoon, and I find it particularly poignant.
The universe is probably littered with the one-planet graves of cultures which made the sensible economic decision that there's no good reason to go into space--each discovered, studied, and remembered by the ones who made the irrational decision.
Another one from xkcd:
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