Buck comments on EA Survey 2017 Series: Cause Area Preferences - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Buck 01 September 2017 11:48:09PM 7 points [-]

I wish that you hadn't truncated the y axis in the "Cause Identified as Near-Top Priority" graph. Truncating the y-axis makes the graph much more misleading at first glance.

Comment author: Tee 02 September 2017 08:20:41PM 4 points [-]

09/02/17 Update: We've updated the truncated graphs

Comment author: Tee 05 September 2017 12:17:29PM 1 point [-]

09/05/17 Update: Graph 1 (top priority) has been updated again

Comment author: Peter_Hurford  (EA Profile) 02 September 2017 01:36:31AM 4 points [-]

Huh, I didn't even notice that either. Thanks for pointing that out. I agree that it's misleading and we can fix it.

Comment author: Robert_Wiblin 02 September 2017 01:20:51AM 4 points [-]

I didn't notice that when I first read this. It's especially easy to mis-read because the others aren't truncated. Strongly suggest editing to fix it.