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The art of counting

Understanding the numbers around can depend on knowing exactly what they represent. In this episode, author Deborah Stone explains why, from counting fish to counting covid cases

Who is counting, why are they counting, and what are they are counting?
These three questions are important to ask when trying to understand numbers, according to Deborah Stone, author of Counting, How We Use Numbers to Decide What Matters.
In this episode, she explains how different ways of totting up can have real-world consequences.

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9 minutes