Doping and sauciness

Croyez ceux qui cherchent la vérité, doutez de ceux qui la trouvent.1 —André Gide In Everybody Lies, Seth Stephens-Dawidowitz shows plainly and clearly how traditional survey models are no longer reliable even when highly experienced pollsters apply very sophisticated correctives to mitigate lies and wishful thinking. And yet, these pollsters are utterly painstaking when forming poll samples and wording questions to interviewees. How can we expect, then, a survey to be trusted when it is run over a small, voluntary and perhaps unrepresentative cluster of subscribers to a newsletter with […]

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Author: Luigi Muzii

Luigi Muzii