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Numerical indigestion: how much data is really good for us?

Goldstein, Harvey (2012) Numerical indigestion: how much data is really good for us? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Nov 2012). Website.

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Abstract

We are swimming in ‘big data’ and despite their performances as advocates of data freedom, policymakers don’t seem to bear any responsibility for educating the public on how to read it. Harvey Goldstein believes that academics must make it their mission to explain that evaluating statistical information is far from trivial.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 11:08
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2020 00:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72541

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