Susan Slaughter

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Turkzilla Strikes

In Detritus, Everything on December 11, 2014 at 10:32 am

TurkzillaWhen good graphs go bad….

In case you need a justification for all the turkey you ate on Thanksgiving, this article from Economist magazine explains all while providing a great example of the use and abuse of statistics, in particular why extrapolation is risky business.

And to those who may have consumed more turkey than was good for them:   We thank you!