Wednesday, 31 March 2010

UK's 2009,Q4 GDP fiddled upwards.... again (30Mar10)


New Labour's favourite statistics fiddlers the ONS have done it again, just before the election they have massaged the UK's GDP figures upwards..... again!

Recorded from Channel 4 News, 30 March 2010.

From Liar Politicians


Arctic Sea Ice about to hit ‘normal’ – what will the news say?
Barring an about face by nature or adjustments, it appears that for the first time since 2001, Arctic Sea ice will hit the “normal” line as defined by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) for this time of year.


The mathematical formula for how celebrity gossip spreads on the internet
Gossip on social networking sites such as Facebook spreads rapidly in the manner of a contagious virus, say researchers.

Mathematicians have developed an equation that describes internet rumours’ ability to fly around the globe in a matter of hours.

2 comments:

apocalypse nowish 31 March 2010 at 20:35  

just need to say, I love the new site. Keep it up.

The Network 31 March 2010 at 21:31  

Thanks Apocalypse it's been alot of work but we figured the uk needed something like this. We're all just trying to do our bit. Most of the work is done now and finding news with rss feeders and directed search configs is fairly easy.

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