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Nate Silver Warns Against Big Data Assumptions

While there are many uses today for big data, the general principle is thus: more data equals bigger sample sizes from which more accurate representations can be drawn. However, noted statistically inclined prognosticator Nate Silver warned at the RMS Exceedance Conference in Boston this week that an over-abundance of data can be dangerous and counter-productive if managed improperly. Read more…