A comic’al perspective on methodology issues

Posted on 29 July, 2011 – 9:10 AM

Courtesy of XKCD

As the saying goes, “If you torture the data for long enough, it will tell you what you want to hear”

On the risks of data mining, and the management of those risks, see Walking the talk: the need for a trial registry for development interventions, also on this site.

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