The joy of data analysis
Music and snow.
Poke my eyes out
Perhaps your immediate response is: “I’d rather poke my eyes out with a burning stick than do data analysis.”
There’s a completely different reaction from a lot of people who have experienced data analysis.
It’s not entirely clear why humans like music so much. Part of it may be the guessing game we do. We perceive a pattern in the music and guess where it will go next. One of two things happens:
- we are gratified to be right
- we are surprised to be wrong