13 Sep 2011

Numbers don't lie, but sometimes people do

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:10 pm on 13 September 2011

Politicians, marketing gurus and even medical experts manipulate math to make even the most outrageous claims seem entirely plausible. In his book 'Proofinesss: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception' journalism professor Charles Seife reveals the many ways we are blinded by numbers.