Posts Tagged ‘ ethics ’

Dead man tells no tales but dead statistician had the story down

June 12, 2018
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Dead man tells no tales but dead statistician had the story down

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explains the preliminary finding about the death of a Tesla driver, and warns about drawing the wrong conclusions due to a biased sample.

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Dead man tells no tales but dead statistician had the story down

June 12, 2018
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Dead man tells no tales but dead statistician had the story down

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explains the preliminary finding about the death of a Tesla driver, and warns about drawing the wrong conclusions due to a biased sample.

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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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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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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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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

March 28, 2018
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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

Kaiser Fung, founder of the premier data analytics bootcamp Principal Analytics Prep, outlines 7 principles of responsible data collection in response to the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

March 28, 2018
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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

Kaiser Fung, founder of the premier data analytics bootcamp Principal Analytics Prep, outlines 7 principles of responsible data collection in response to the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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