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Michael Walker's Blog Posts Tagged 'Evidence' (2)

The Deadly Data Science Sin of Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias occurs when people actively search for and favor information or evidence that confirms their preconceptions or hypotheses while ignoring or slighting adverse or mitigating evidence. It is a type of cognitive bias (pattern of deviation in judgment that occurs in…

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Added by Michael Walker on April 24, 2014 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

The Data Bug

Regarding defects in human-built systems, the term "bug" appears…
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Added by Michael Walker on December 16, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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