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What Data Can’t Do

What Data Can’t Do

Numbers! Who doesn’t love numbers! A thoughtful essay, based on two newly published books, on why it matters so much what and how we count, and don’t count. Key quote: «The trouble arises whenever we use numerical proxies for the thing we care about.

Published in Weekly Filet #340