Forbidden Secrets of Coronavirus Data Manipulation
May 8, 2020
Nate Silver let the cat out of the bag. In case you don’t recognize his name, Nate Silver is the data analyst who launched Five Thirty-Eight, orignally in the New York Times. He was famous for not predicting an election a few years ago. Today, Nate unloaded on the media for just one aspect of their narrative-driven Coronavirus coverage. In short, noted the same thing Hennessy’s View pointed out a month ago: positive tests is meaningless unless it’s indexed to the number of tests administered.