full_metal_ox (full_metal_ox) wrote,
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Accidental haiku: on human fallibility.

The following passage comes from page 138 of Proofiness: How You're Being Fooled By the Numbers by Charles Seife. The source is an anonymous statistician, the context is a discussion of disputed elections, and the formatting is my own.

Humans counting things:
I don't care what the things are--
They're going to be off.
Tags: arrant pedantry, life through the ox-cam, reflections, social studies
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