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March 1, 2024
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Curiosity killed the stat: why we should avoid becoming slaves to data

Hands up. How many of you spend much/most of your time peddling data, charts and other fact-based information? And how much time do you spend challenging yourself, learning new ideas, indulging your curiosity and feeling a sense of surprise and fulfilment? And finally how much of the inquisitive, itchy child do you feel your job appeals to rather than the “only- 30-more-years-of-wage-slavery-if-I’m-lucky” mindset? I see this as a symptom of what I call the “arithmocracy”, a pernicious system based on numbers-based measurement and control that is in danger of becoming our default monoculture. We are becoming slaves to the algorithm…
Curiosity killed the stat: why we should avoid becoming slaves to data

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