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Lies, Damn Lies, and... Wait, Global Warming Leads to Pirates?



Speaker
Brett Golden

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Biography
Brett Golden is a freelance bike crasher and recovering data wrangler. Professionally, he translates between scientists and policy makers (who generally don't speak the same languages).

Description
Statistics help to define congressional districts, forecast elections, and make pundits salivate. Depending on how you describe your data, though, you can lead your audience to completely different conclusions. With the right numbers, you can make a country singer believe that his partner came back, his dog's still alive, and his truck still runs. This talk looks at how to use and misuse data to support your assertions.

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Ignite Bend ​15
October 25, 2017 at 7pm
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
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