Posts from September 2019

Posts from September 2019

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Garbage In, Garbage Out

Back in the “ancient” times of computers (AKA, before the Internet started invading peoples’ lives in the mid-1990s), there was an acronym that computer programmers and data analysts liked to throw about quite a bit: GIGO. It stood for “Garbage In, Garbage Out.”  Simply put, if you typed in bad input or data into a computer, you would get bad output. For instance, if you didn’t quite know where to insert correct code in a program or place the wrong type…