Reblog: If you torture the data long enough, it will confess. Online Job Data in New Zealand

libInferences being made from ‘data’ in New Zealand must be at an all time high given the glut of new found analysts in every corner of New Zealand this week.

Seasoned statisticians must be bricking it given there is so much quality reporting coming through, so where do they look for new jobs? Online!

I would like to ask readers to dig deep, (yes breathe in and out & transcend with me) and question the quotes being touted in the media, question the data behind the quotes and get the facts about the data that is being presented. In most of the articles this week, most are simply quotes with no evidence of the data being presented. So being the stickler for facts that I am, I go looking for them.

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