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If you stared for a while at the images in my previous post, you probably noticed some patterns, and maybe you even figured out some sort of rule or algorithm behind them. Commenter Yammatak expressed it as “You split it … Continue reading →...
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Moshe Vardi's CACM editor letter The Moral Hazard of Complexity-Theoretic Assumptions practically begs a response from this blog. I also encourage you to read the discussion between Moshe and Piotr Indyk and a twitter discussion between Moshe and Ryan Williams. I take issue mostly with the title of Vardi's letter. Unfortunately we don't have the tools to prove strong unconditional lower bounds on ...
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When the US Air Force discovered the flaw of averages An in-depth description of Napier’s bones. Cathy O’Neil on being an ethical data scientist. Artisanal integers (not just a page that gives some out – some actual math content here!) … Continue reading →...
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So a couple times during the Super Bowl, there have been commercials claiming that there are post-Super-Bowl baby booms – that is, nine months after the Super Bowl, there’s a surge in births in the city of the winning team. … Continue reading →...
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People are interested in the odds for the “Super Bowl Squares” game: see for example the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective in 2013 and Mike Beuoy writing for FiveThirtyEight in 2014. The way the game works is as follows: players pay … Continue reading →...
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These are the top 250 products that people injure themselves on or with in a year.Tags: emergency room, health...
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A fun one from Interactive Things that shows cover songs with a galaxy metaphor: The panorama view shows the 50 top songs as individual planetary systems with the original work…Tags: Interactive Things, music...
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