The Trouble with Gerson’s Sanctimony

Data Analysts are Snakes

I’m fed up with the professional political class’ bashing of data analysis and its practitioners. In the run-up to today’s U.S. national election, the data-haters have been focused on statistician Nate Silver, author of the FiveThirtyEight blog in the New York Times. The most recent example is an op-ed article dripping with sanctimony by Michael […]