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(STOC 2018 will offer child care for the first time. I was emailed the following and asked to pass it on: We are pleased to announce that we will provide pooled, subsidized child care at STOC 2018. The cost will be $40 per day per child for regular conference attendees, and $20 per day per child for students. For more detailed information, including how to register for STOC 2018 childcare, see htt...
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, and author of Numbersense, discusses a recent paper by Miller and Gelman about Laplace's view on cognitive illusions....
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Abstract: The Art of Design kept popping up on my Netflix recommendations list…Tags: Christoph Niemann, illustration...
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Focus on finding or displaying contrasting points, and some visual methods are more helpful than others. A guide.Tags: comparison, contrast, difference...
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Gabor Simonovits writes: I thought you might be interested in this paper with Gabor Kezdi of U Michigan and Peter Kardos of Bloomfield College, about an online intervention reducing anti-Roma prejudice and far-right voting in Hungary through a role-playing game. The paper is similar to some existing social psychology studies on perspective taking but we […] The post Taking perspective on per...
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Gur Huberman points to this news article, An Upbeat Mood May Boost Your Flu Shot’s Effectiveness, which states: A new study suggests that older people who are in a good mood when they get the shot have a better immune response. British researchers followed 138 people ages 65 to 85 who got the 2014-15 vaccine. […] The post An Upbeat Mood May Boost Your Paper’s Publicity appeared first...
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This post is by Jonah and Aki. We’re happy to announce the release of v2.0.0 of the loo R package for efficient approximate leave-one-out cross-validation (and more). For anyone unfamiliar with the package, the original motivation for its development is in our paper: Vehtari, A., Gelman, A., and Gabry, J. (2017). Practical Bayesian model evaluation […] The post loo 2.0 is loose appeare...
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Look from the above at the shapes and geometry we use for cities,…Tags: geometry, Google, satellite...
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Learning algorithm steps can be a challenge when viewed only through code or…Tags: algorithm, humor, IKEA...
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Maths blogs are not renowned for lengthy cliffhangers but I may inadvertently have managed one a couple of months ago. A pair of posts on the new features of Autograph 4 ended in a discussion of circlines and the promise of exploring some complex transformations.Sorry for leaving you in the lurch while distractions such as GeogebraAR got in the way.Let's get back to the complex plain and begi...
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