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Facebook and Procrastination : CJR
FTA: 'The crux of the problem centered on reporters’ apparent ignorance of the terms “correlation” and “causation,” two relatively common technical research terms that are as different as night and day.' -- Very, very sad. Professional journalists "FTW!"</sarcasm>
media  statistics  wtf  facebook  research 
may 2009 by kkennedy
Ivan and Boris Again by Thomas Sowell on National Review Online
Sheesh...I'm embarrassed to say that I've read books by Sowell, back when I was in the Libertarian Book Club. There are so many straw men in this piece, I don't know where to start. Easy to kick your opponent's ass when you make up an argument for him. *sigh* I'm glad I've grown up a little bit.
politics  2008crash  bailout  wtf 
november 2008 by kkennedy

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