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In current AI, there's a push toward "few-shot learning", where only a few data items are used to form conclusions, rather than the usual millions of them.  This comic displays danger associated with using such approaches without understanding them in depth.
 
In current AI, there's a push toward "few-shot learning", where only a few data items are used to form conclusions, rather than the usual millions of them.  This comic displays danger associated with using such approaches without understanding them in depth.
  
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Additionally, a common theme in some research is the discovery of correlations that do not survive independent reproduction.  This is because randomness with too few samples produces apparent correlations, and Randall has repeatedly made comics about this hopeful error.
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Additionally, a common theme in some research is the discovery of correlations that do not survive independent reproduction.  This is because randomness with too few samples produces apparent correlations, and Randall has repeatedly made comics about this error of hope.
  
 
In the title text, Megan and Cueball are trying to yell over each other, asking each other to speak up so they can be heard, presumably because they are having trouble hearing from the yelling experiment.  Or possibly they have trouble speaking audibly because they score poorly on statistics exams.
 
In the title text, Megan and Cueball are trying to yell over each other, asking each other to speak up so they can be heard, presumably because they are having trouble hearing from the yelling experiment.  Or possibly they have trouble speaking audibly because they score poorly on statistics exams.

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