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Systemic Data Errors Still Plague Presidential Polling

Oct 7, 2020 |

Four years ago, national polling firms almost universally failed to detect the true level of support for Donald Trump in his quest for the White House. This year, the same underlying conditions that made Trump’s electoral college victory such a surprise are still in play, according to data experts. Read more…

Beware of Bias in Big Data, Feds Warn

Jan 8, 2016 |

A new report issued this week by the Federal Trade Commission applauds big data practitioners for helping to increase access to goods, services, healthcare, education, and employment. But the FTC also warned businesses and organizations to be aware of “hidden biases” Read more…

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