Numbers matter: Why people will believe anything on the Internet (Bitmob)

As a general rule, people shouldn't take statistics at face value. So why did so many journalists fail to notice that a much-cited study wasn't statistically sound?

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MariaHelFutura2788d ago (Edited 2788d ago )

People are stupid and your one of those people if you haven`t figured that out by now. The numberless fool card is the card of many.

MidnytRain2788d ago (Edited 2788d ago )

Must... resist... pointing out grammar mistakes... for the sake of irony...

Is it even possible not to? The data's right in front of us! And apparently, it's pie related!

We must all remember such an epic quote. I'll use that again as soon as possible. I'll get more people aware of this Winston Churchill guy. ;)

Tolkoto2788d ago

I will agree to anything with a pie chart.

Shaman1452788d ago

I believe it was Winston Churchill who said, "Statistics are like a drunk with a lampost: used more for support than illumination."

choadley2788d ago

That is an amazing quote to remember for this case.