The New 538

I think this lays out a lot of my implicit problems with the new site:

http://noahpinionblog.blogspot.com/2014/03/data-buzzword-vs-data-actual-thing.html

There’s also the whole issue of whether the right lesson was learned from political forecasting.  There the trick was to ignore the pundits and go to the research.  But if you take that to mean, ignore the experts, you’ll end up digging yourself into a deep hole on economics.   And a significantly worse one in pure science

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