Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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What Nate Missed

The Vulgar Empiricist

by Susan L. Kang

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great article on what Nate Silver missed (problems with polls & a limited political imagination)

L. Kang, S. (2017). What Nate Missed. In , J. Journey to the Dark Side. Jacobin Foundation, pp. 33-37

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[...] polling by its nature is flawed. It does not provide a neutral snapshot of voters’ understandings of politics. Instead, polls reflect the dominant narratives at a moment in a way that naturalizes key controversies.

[...] People don’t exist in a vacuum; polling itself shapes the narratives they adopt to understand and make decisions about policy.

—p.33 by Susan L. Kang 1 year, 8 months ago

[...] polling by its nature is flawed. It does not provide a neutral snapshot of voters’ understandings of politics. Instead, polls reflect the dominant narratives at a moment in a way that naturalizes key controversies.

[...] People don’t exist in a vacuum; polling itself shapes the narratives they adopt to understand and make decisions about policy.

—p.33 by Susan L. Kang 1 year, 8 months ago