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How to Avoid the Dangers of Data-Bias

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“Figures often beguile me,” wrote Mark Twain in the early twentieth century, “particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister of the United Kingdom in 1804, would often apply with justice and force: ‘There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.’” Whether the attribution to the former …