More or Less: Behind the Stats
More or Less: Behind the Stats
BBC Radio 4
Spreadsheet disasters
10 minutes Posted Feb 10, 2023 at 10:00 pm.
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The UK’s Office for National Statistics recently published some dramatically incorrect data - all because of a spreadsheet slip-up. But that’s just the most recent in a long list of times when spreadsheets have gone wrong, often with costly consequences

Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker takes us through a short history of spreadsheet mistakes.