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Compare distributions side-by-side with a pyramid chart. Observe the change over the years by animating it.Tags: animation, d3js, pyramid...
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As you click through the news, you can probably almost always figure out…Tags: homepage, news, Noah Veltman...
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There was a survey a while back that asked people to provide a…Tags: sentiment, words...
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Joe Nadeau writes: We are studying variation in both means and variances in metabolic conditions. We have access to nearly 200 datasets that involve a range of metabolic traits and vary in sample size, mean effects, and variance. Some traits differ in mean but not variance, others in variance but not mean, still others in […] The post Perhaps you could try a big scatterplot with one dot per ...
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How confident should we be that the Riemann Hypothesis is true? Composite of src1, src2 Andrew Odlyzko and Herman te Riele, in a 1985 paper, refuted a once widely believed conjecture from 1885 that implies the Riemann Hypothesis. The belief began a U-turn in the 1940s, and by the late 1970s the community was convinced … … Continue reading →...
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Nudge unto others as you would have them nudge unto you. Do not recommend to apply incentives to others that you would not want for yourself. Background I was reading this article by William Davies about Britain’s Kafkaesque immigration policies. The background, roughly, is this: Various English politicians promised that the net flow of immigrants […] The post The Golden Rule of Nudge ...
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Joseph Delaney points to a post by Kevin Drum pointing to a post by Bob Somerby pointing to a magazine article by Natalie Wexler that reported on the latest NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) test results. In an article entitled, “Why American Students Haven’t Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years,” Wexler asks, “what’s […] The post Rising test scores...
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Hugo Bowne-Anderson interviewed me for a DataCamp podcast. Transcript is here. The post Podcast interview on polling (mostly), also some Bayesian stuff appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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This 3-D view inside Hurricane Maria, from NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio and NASA’s…Tags: 3-d, hurricane, NASA, VR...
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I often find some really bad sentences in books I read. I wanted to start a series in which we look at why they are bad and how to fix them. Unfortunately, I’m a bit stuck on how to proceed. I really want this blog to lift up excellent books and art. I don’t want … Continue reading Found Clunkers, Part 1...
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