Truth or Truthiness: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction by Learning to Think Like a Data Scientist

Teacher tenure is a problem. Teacher tenure is a solution. Fracking is safe. Fracking causes earthquakes. Our kids are over-tested. Our kids are not tested enough. We read claims like these in the newspaper every day, often with no justification other than ‘it feels right’. How can we figure out what is right? Escaping from the clutches of truthiness begins with one simple question: ‘what is the evidence?’ With his usual verve and flair, Howard Wainer shows how the sceptical mindset of a data…

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