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Deciphering information and misinformation: Inspired by the book "A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics"

They are in combat side-by-side, staring back at you like identical twins, one of them will help you and the other one will hurt you, who are they?

They are information and misinformation, writes neuroscientist Daniel Levitin in his book “A field guide to lies and statistics”.

But are these two really fighting on a level playing field? New research findings published in Science magazine show that things are much more serious than we might have thought.…

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Added by Tom Bransby on April 18, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Data Fallacies to Avoid | An Illustrated Collection of Mistakes People Often Make When Analyzing Data

Recently my team embarked on a mission to make data more accessible and useful to everyone, creating free resources to utilise whilst studying, analyzing and interpreting data.



The first resource we created was 'Data Fallacies to Avoid', an illustrated…

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Added by Tom Bransby on March 28, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

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