Posts Tagged ‘ Current Affairs ’

Misinformed, and mal-intentioned: the proposed EPA policy on disclosures

May 29, 2018
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EPA commissioner Scott Pruitt sinks to a new low in his dogged campaign against evidence-based decision-making. (See my previous posts in which I dissected his other tactics here and here.) He directs his agency to propose new rules for disclosure of data and methods for climate science, placing himself in charge of opining whether a given study has enough disclosure to be allowed into evidence. Slate’s Daniel Engber, someone I…

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Misinformed, and mal-intentioned: the proposed EPA policy on disclosures

May 29, 2018
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EPA commissioner Scott Pruitt sinks to a new low in his dogged campaign against evidence-based decision-making. (See my previous posts in which I dissected his other tactics here and here.) He directs his agency to propose new rules for disclosure of data and methods for climate science, placing himself in charge of opining whether a given study has enough disclosure to be allowed into evidence. Slate’s Daniel Engber, someone I…

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This map steals story-telling from the designer

May 28, 2018
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This map steals story-telling from the designer

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a map showing theft of drugs from VA hospitals across the nation.

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This map steals story-telling from the designer

May 28, 2018
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This map steals story-telling from the designer

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a map showing theft of drugs from VA hospitals across the nation.

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They destroyed huge amounts of food again

April 18, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, questions whether massive food recalls are reasonable reactions to disease outbreaks.

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They destroyed huge amounts of food again

April 18, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, questions whether massive food recalls are reasonable reactions to disease outbreaks.

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Facebook Update

April 10, 2018
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Facebook Update

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's Applied Analytics, discusses the latest revelation about Facebook's data collection practices.

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Facebook Update

April 10, 2018
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Facebook Update

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's Applied Analytics, discusses the latest revelation about Facebook's data collection practices.

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Know your data 22: Facebook and Google play while the cat’s away

April 3, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, reacts to the revelation about the amount of private data collected by Google and Facebook.

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Know your data 22: Facebook and Google play while the cat’s away

April 3, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, reacts to the revelation about the amount of private data collected by Google and Facebook.

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