Sunday, January 11, 2015

There are lies, damned lies and statistics

In a wonderful Nautilus article titled Five Way to Lie with Charts , one learns how to deceive using charts as the weapon of choice.

So whenever a politician or corporate rep comes up with a set of "facts" supporting some agenda using charts to illustrate why this notion should be supported, analyze said charts with a grain of salt before saying yea or nea on said agenda. :)

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