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We enter numbers into calculators and think they work. Nurses enter numbers into drug infusion pumps to give patients morphine. Pilots fly planes descending at 3.3 degrees. This talk shows that everywhere we look numbers are unreliable. We propose some solutions and suggest that we can halve the death rate from number-
Numbers, Numbers Everywhere, and None you can Trust – Not Yet!
Department of Computer Science, Swansea University
Despite the industrial action planned for the 30th November,
Cardiff Scientific Society expects this lecture will take place as normal.