Posts Tagged ‘ science ’

Capriciousness of little health benefits

May 15, 2018
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Capriciousness of little health benefits

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explains why he doesn't care about health benefits of most foods and activities reported and recommended by the media.

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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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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

March 20, 2018
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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, discusses the controversy around Facebook's data collection, and its business of selling such data to the highest bidder.

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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

March 20, 2018
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Has data sleaze reached a turning point?

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbersense, discusses the controversy around Facebook's data collection, and its business of selling such data to the highest bidder.

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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

March 14, 2018
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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, warns against over-interpreting the precision of formula outputs, and advocates embracing uncertainty. He is reacting to passages from the book, Algorithms to Live By.

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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

March 14, 2018
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The discontent of engineering uncertainty

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, warns against over-interpreting the precision of formula outputs, and advocates embracing uncertainty. He is reacting to passages from the book, Algorithms to Live By.

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The doping story that won’t go away

March 5, 2018
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The doping story that won’t go away

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses the latest doping allegation leveled at a past winner of Tour de France. In his book Numbers Rule Your World, he describes the statistics behind anti-doping tests, and explains why most dopers can get away unscathed.

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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

February 16, 2018
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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, asks readers to fill out the survey on dashboad design hosted by the Department of Education in Delaware.

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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

February 16, 2018
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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, asks readers to fill out the survey on dashboad design hosted by the Department of Education in Delaware.

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