Back to the Future Funnies Round-Up

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Today is the 210th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, it’s also the day Marty McFly went to in the Back to the Future. The jokes got tiresome pretty quickly...

Sadiq was keen to establish his man-of-the-people street cred:

The Scottish police took a break from arresting journalists:

DWP thought this was a good idea:

Some guy held a hover-board protest outside parliament:


People tried to stop the inevitable:

But to no avail:

American politicians were even more egregious in their co-option of Back to the Future Day. Check out this as from Senator Marco Rubio:

And presidential candidate Carly Fiorina:

Obviously the Guardian live-blogged it:

The future is terrible…

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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