Trolling the uncertainty dial

June 27, 2017

Topic

Statistics  / 

During the election last year, The New York Times ran an uncertainty dial to show where the vote was swaying. Not everyone appreciated it. Many people hate it. The Outline disliked it enough to troll with an uncertainty dial of their own.

Personally, I like the dial, but I think it does require a certain level of statistical knowledge to not lose your marbles watching it.