Ring, Ring! Where should you stand to answer three phones?
The recent interest in the median as opposed to the mean as a representative of common, characteristic value for an observed quantity has caught my attention recently. The latest post from DataGenetics blog does a cute little illustration of that using stick figures, telephones and Microsoft Excel.
Perhaps it is my operations research background, but I did not find the second part of the post to be surprising or non-intuitive, where the concept is expanded from 1-D to 2-D. However, Northwest Pacific fans will enjoy the conclusion: It's better to have your conference in Seattle! Given the assumptions, that is ;o)