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This week I'm at the CRA Snowbird conference, the biennial meeting of CS chairs and other leaders in the field. In 2012 many of the discussion focused on MOOCS. This year the challenge facing most CS chairs are booming enrollments in CS courses. A nice problem to have, but a problem nevertheless. Last night we had a broad discussion about the burgeoning number of students. Ed Lazowska showed ...
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When modelling data with ARIMA models, it is sometimes useful to plot the inverse characteristic roots. The following functions will compute and plot the inverse roots for any fitted ARIMA model (including seasonal models). # Compute AR roots arroots <- function(object) { if(class(object) != "Arima" & class(object) != "ar") stop("...
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1)  An emailer asks me to lend support for a kickstarter project (documentary) of some independent NY filmmakers, focused on Erdös-Bacon numbers and networks.https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/395786474/erdos-baconNot sure how much general interest there is for such topics. But Simon Singh did cover them interestingly over a few pages in his popular book on The Simpsons last year. People h...
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Last week, I posted about the video shown below, a method that allows you to create infinite chocolate. Watch again the video and observe closely where the extra chocolate came from. After watching this video, watch the following video which discusses the secret behind the trick. You can explore the GeoGebra applet shown in the […]Math and Multimedia - School math, multimedia, and technology...
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Late last year, Cameron Beccario made a wind map for earth, inspired by an earlier work by Fernanda Viegas and …...
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Frank de Libero writes: I read your Chance article (disproving that no one reads Chance!) re communicating about flawed psychological research. And I know from your other writings of your continuing good fight against misleading quantitative work. I think you and your students might be interested on my recent critique of a 2011 paper published […] The post Skepticism about a published claim ...
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Mon: Skepticism about a published claim regarding income inequality and happiness Tues: Battle of the cozy comedians: What’s Alan Bennett’s problem with Stewart Lee? Wed: A world without statistics Thurs: NFL players keep getting bigger and bigger Fri: “An Experience with a Registered Replication Project” Sat, Sun: As Chris Hedges would say: Don’t worry, baby The post On deck this we...
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How to find approximate page rank fast, among other things Jennifer Chayes is the current director of a research lab in Cambridge—that is Cambridge Massachusetts—for a company called Microsoft. She is famous for her own work in many areas of theory, including phase transitions of complex systems. She is also famous for her ability to […]...
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When in London awhile ago I picked up the book, “How I Escaped My Certain Fate: The Life and Deaths of a Stand-Up Comedian,” by Stewart Lee. I’d never heard of the guy but the book was sitting there, it had good blurbs, and from a quick flip-through it looked interesting. Now that I’ve read […] The post Battle of the cozy comedians: What’s Alan Bennett’s ...
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It's human nature to hate losing. Unfortunately, it's also human nature to overreact to a loss, potentially abandoning a solid strategy and thus increasing your chances of losing the next time around....
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