Update (16 Sep): This piece has become unexpectedly popular, which is a great but in retrospect I should have been more careful in my explanation. The point, and my numerical reasoning, stand, but to be clear: the problem is aggregation – the NYT’s implicit assumption of 100 couples each of which faces the group-average single-year effectiveness – and not dependence. 1,330 more words
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How do you get a Canadian to drop their polite and courteous façade? Put them on an airplane.
Using data culled from Transport Canada, Metro created a database of disruptive airline passenger incidents dating back to 1994. 1,018 more words
Perhaps it’s not new to see the academic sector in Lebanon trying to cope with the rapid growth of technology. Specifically, universities and higher education institutions are in a permanent fight for keeping up with what’s new. 884 more words
How might a business model for data journalism look like? Is it possible to make money with data analysis for freelancers, or is data journalism something which works only for large media organizations who possess a lot of data and can turn it into being profitable? 433 more words
As we began to prepare for the proposal of our feature, many creases we thought could be ironed out later have come to the forefront. The process of outlining all of our ideas and intentions now has forced us all to think far more clearly, and far further ahead in regards to the site. 172 more words