3 out of 4 People Make Up 75% of the Population: A Quick Guide to Surveys.

There’s an old joke, about three people interviewing for an [unspecified] job*. They are given some pre-interview analysis task, let’s say ‘Is the funding this organisation gives to PhD students fairly distributed across demographic groups?”. The Mathematician is the first to interview. She gives the interviewer a detailed breakdown of the weighted amounts granted to …

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