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The relationship between the Validity of Natural Language Expressions and the Statistical Concepts of Accuracy and Precision

As you may be aware, I recently started reading a book that was quite the bestseller a few years ago (see e.g. my initial reaction to the quote: “The problem is that the pervasiveness of technology and mass marketing is … Continue reading
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What if we did not reward the FIRST observation, but rather the MOST PRECISELY ACCURATE observation?

News media usually reward one of the first photos to appear after some “news event” occurs. It doesn’t really matter whether the photo in question is an adequate representation of the facts — what matters most (besides whether it arrives … Continue reading
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