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Flat White

For experts, they are sure fudging a lot of statistics

8 January 2022

4:00 AM

8 January 2022

4:00 AM

When you analyse data, at times, you’re trained to be skeptical.

The classic data tropes apply. Correlation isn’t causation. For example, lots of people die within one year of being divorced. It doesn’t mean divorce has a death rate that can be attributed to that.

As in everything, numbers should be causative, or at least controlled.

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