A year of confusion.
Just wanted to re-post this article. A sad one, but quite true. There is a long way to go when it comes to data literacy - this is a similar issue as it happened 100 years ago with the alphabet literacy - people who could not read and write back then were suffering from easy manipulation.
This article explains how easy it is to nowadays to manipulate opinions of the masses, how easy it is to win votes and elections and how accessible it all is. Here is the article: 2016: A Year of Data-Driven Confusion