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Title

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1Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World 1Calling Bull in an Age of Big Data with R

Authors

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1Carl Bergstrom (University of Washington) 1Carrie Diaz Eaton ()
2Jevin West (University of Washington)   
3Carrie Diaz Eaton (Unity College) 2Carrie Diaz Eaton (Unity College) 

Description

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  1<p>This is an adaptation of calling&nbsp;bull which includes R and an emphasis on data viz.</p>  
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1<p>&quot;<b>The world is awash in bullshit.</b>&nbsp;Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Higher education rewards bullshit over analytic thought. Startup culture elevates bullshit to high art. Advertisers wink conspiratorially and invite us to join them in seeing through all the bullshit &mdash; and take advantage of our lowered guard to bombard us with bullshit of the second order. The majority of administrative activity, whether in private business or the public sphere, seems to be little more than a sophisticated exercise in the combinatorial reassembly of bullshit.</p>  3<p>&quot;<b>The world is awash in bullshit.</b>&nbsp;Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Higher education rewards bullshit over analytic thought. Startup culture elevates bullshit to high art. Advertisers wink conspiratorially and invite us to join them in seeing through all the bullshit &mdash; and take advantage of our lowered guard to bombard us with bullshit of the second order. The majority of administrative activity, whether in private business or the public sphere, seems to be little more than a sophisticated exercise in the combinatorial reassembly of bullshit.</p>  
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3<p>We&#39;re sick of it. It&#39;s time to do something, and as educators, one constructive thing we know how to do is to teach people. So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bullshit, seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument.&quot;</p>  3<p>We&#39;re sick of it. It&#39;s time to do something, and as educators, one constructive thing we know how to do is to teach people. So, the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bullshit, seeing through it, and combating it with effective analysis and argument.&quot;</p>
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5<p><strong>Please use the following citation for this resource</strong></p>    
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7<p>Bergstrom, C., West, J. (2017). <a href="https://callingbullshit.org">Calling Bull: Data Reasoning in a Digital World</a>.</p>   

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1 link — Calling Bull. 1 link — QUBES - QUBES
2 link — 2 link —
3 link — DCS Calling Bull Syllabus W19 Archive - Google Docs
4 file — ./DataScience.PNG