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How One 19-Year-Old Illinois Man Is Distorting National Polling Averages - The New York Times
One "outlier" voter—a 19-year old black Trump supporter—was weighted so heavily that it shifted the whole poll significantly. Stats fail
statistics  nytimes  politics  via:reddit  donald-trump  hilary-clinton  polling  panels  polls 
october 2016 by jm
If MSG is so bad for you, why doesn't everyone in Asia have a headache?
good article on the history of MSG and the "umami" flavour from the Guardian (via Reddit)
via:reddit  food  health  cooking  science  umami  msg  from delicious
february 2011 by jm
dygraphs JavaScript Visualization Library
'an open source JavaScript library that produces produces interactive, zoomable charts of time series. It is designed to display dense data sets and enable users to explore and interpret them.' quite pretty
time-series  data  tsd  graphs  charts  javascript  via:reddit  dataviz  visualization  opensource  dygraphs  from delicious
december 2009 by jm
Time Warner Cable Exposes 65,000 Customer Routers to Remote Hacks
massive fail. 'By simply disabling Javascript in his browser, he was able to [...] dump the router’s configuration file [...which] included the administrative login and password in cleartext.'
smc8014  doh  privacy  internet  security  fail  time-warner  via:reddit  pathetic  javascript  from delicious
october 2009 by jm

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