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The book is more about statistical concepts than making use of daily digital data. An example used in the book is the explosion of the Challenger, which happened in 1986. That's not a current event... has nothing to do with "big data" or "little data." It explained how the use of selective data led to the unanticipated disaster. The book is useful for readers who aren't familiar with statistics and want to learn. One story that fits with the title of the book is about Zillow, the website that gives "Zestimate" for the value of a house. People like to look at one number and think that is the answer. But they don't realize that an estimate is just that -- an estimate, which also includes a margin of error. That means some Zestimate will be on target, some above, and some below the actual value of the house.
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My high school math teacher told us "figures never lie, but liars often figure" Reading EVERYDATA was an enjoyable way to learn how to make sense out of all the information presented to us each day. The authors gave real world and fun examples that make you think: Why is it true that is a southern Florida county most people are born Hispanic but die Jewish?