If you read “what are you reading now?” you did what many English readers would do with the same “data.”
If You Want to Be Creative, Don’t Be Data Driven
Bill Pardi

I don’t think this example is anywhere close to how statisticians or data scientists process data nowadays. No one eyeballs white noise and claim there’s a pattern any more like stock traders in 1960's. Engaging readers in a visual illusion and mislead them to believe that this represents the current shape of statistics does not help anyone. In a nutshell, it’s kind a cheap shot to discount insights from data by saying that they are not purely objective, without giving any convincing and applicable examples.

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