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Comment Fight the good fight! (Score 1) 521

It is difficult to battle this problem when so many others don't seem to understand or care about it, but I say: Fight the good fight! I disagree with your use of the term "data mining", though. "Data mining" is a sophisticated statistical analysis of data (see, for instance:, whereas what I think you're talking about is "data snooping" or "data theft".

Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.