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3/16/2015
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Comic: Data-Driven Decisions

Data-driven decisions are great, but can they go too far? Is there still room for gut feelings? A comic look at the decisions we make.

After all that, he probably picks vanilla.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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StaceyE
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4/30/2015 | 1:08:43 PM
Re: Data driven decisions
@ Ariella,

Haha you're right, we have learned a lot since the 80's!
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4/1/2015 | 2:28:27 PM
Re: Data driven decisions
@Kelly22 yes, I bought it once at the request of my kids. It does  have some protein but also loads of sugar and fat.
Ariella
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4/1/2015 | 2:24:23 PM
Re: Data driven decisions
@StaceyE yes, I'd think people today wouldn't buy into the pastries as a sound choice for nutrition. They would possibly find them acceptable as something to be eaten for pleasure rather than for a meal.
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3/31/2015 | 3:06:43 PM
Re: Data driven decisions
@Ariella Ha! I remember when Nutella came under fire more recently for promoting the same healthy-breakfast message. Delicious, sure, but there are far better breakfast options than Nutella on toast (as much as I hate to admit it).
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3/31/2015 | 2:49:29 PM
Re: Guts
@ Whoopty

If I trusted my gut when it came to ice cream, my gut WOULD be my biggest problem! ;)
StaceyE
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3/31/2015 | 2:42:01 PM
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@ Ariella

I love the old 80's commercials. Some of the same products are still running commercials, but they have lessened their claims of nutrition and being healthy...lol.
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3/31/2015 | 2:39:21 PM
Re: Data driven decisions
@ Ariella

I thought of that commercial as well when I saw this comic. 
StaceyE
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3/31/2015 | 2:37:09 PM
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I think in that I would just flip a coin... ;)
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3/17/2015 | 10:53:27 PM
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@Ariella   Lol    That's right !   We never thought twice about it !  : ) 
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3/17/2015 | 1:20:35 PM
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@Technocrati whenever I see old commercials on YouTube I find myself amazed that we took it as normal, particularly commercials in which housewives sing the praises of Hostess for keeping the family home for breakfast. That's right, a nutritious start to the day begins with a fat and sugar-loaded, artificially colored cake.
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