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Originally posted by ViperFoxBat
There is just something disturbing with the number of deaths from starvation versus the number of obese. Maybe it has something to do with distribution of food. Some of those numbers are sad and some are scary. This planet is really dynamic when you look at these numbers rolling.
Originally posted by GorehoundLarry
Doubt it's actually accurate, especially with the Death today meter..
But very interesting to see.
Are numbers obtained in real time? How is this possible?
Numbers displayed on the web page are obtained automatically from Worldometers’ algorithm. The algorithm itself, and the numbers included in the algorithm, are not updated in real time simply because the sources from which the data is derived are not able to provide real time updates, but only periodical ones. Worldometers’ team updates the algorithm, and the numbers and formulas herein included, on an ongoing basis as new data becomes available.
How accurate is the data?
As accurate as it can get. As with any statistical data, numbers are not a 100% accurate representation of the phenomenon, but they nevertheless provide an informative description of it. For each set of statistics we perform extensive research and data mining in order to bring the most authoritative, comprehensive, and timely information to be displayed on the counters. However, numbers in most cases can’t be exact because the sources from which the data is derived, even though they are the best available in the world, are not able to provide exact numbers, but only estimates. This inherited limitation must be taken into account for the correct interpretation of the information.
I'm just really getting sick of these disinformation artists posting here on ATS in an attempt to sway the people who have good hearts but may be lacking in knowledge.
Originally posted by Kandinsky
reply to post by factbeforefiction
I've got a good heart, but I'm lacking in knowledge
Thank you. This is the kind of person I like. This is a very rare type of person who is actually able to say they do not 'understand' and in my book that makes them somebody who has the best shot at being the person who gets it. Because she is willing to let ego step aside and say, "I don't understand, please help me."
I wish I knew your name, you are a rare pearl in a sea of confusion. Thank you.