Machine learning: What journalists need to know

Graphic by Danny Taylor Heard about the award-winning reporter mistaken for a child pornographer by Facebook and expelled from the site? Noticed the astounding improvements to Google Translate?  Ever wondered how a self-driving car stays on the road? Or, how a Tesla...

The Challenge of Selection Bias

In a recent opinion piece—Generous Republican Benefits—in the New York Times, Jennifer Senior makes the point that, although Republicans tend to be against the government requiring employers to offer paid parental leave, Republican senators are not against paid...

Odds or Probability?

What are the odds you know the difference between odds and probability? While not the same, the two words often are conflated in lay discussions and, perhaps, most ironically, in a recent New York Times article, How Not to Be Fooled by Odds. Numerous times, the...
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