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Correlation is not causality

Source: Spurious Correlations






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This is a terrific post that explains the problem that occurs:

Avoiding a Common Mistake with Time Series | Silicon Valley Data Science

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I always found that to be so hilarious. Just looking at the random correlations. Sometimes it feels like that when you look at a new on tv or in the paper. How did they determine these ridiculous correlations.

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