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It’s hard to be an analyst and not be a fan of Nate Silver. Actually, I think it might actually be the law — one of those “natural law” things, like gravity (“Obey gravity! It’s the law!”), rather than one of those legislated ones. Not too long ago, I wrote a …

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“We’re going to use a ‘test and learn’ approach” has become as common a buzzphrase as, “We’re going to be data-driven,” and “We’re going to derive actionable insights.” I’m not a fan of buzzphrases. Buzzphrases tend to originate as statements of an aspirational goal that then quickly morph to be …

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