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Thomas Perneger points us to this amusing quiz on statistics terminology: Lots more where that came from. The post “35. What differentiates solitary confinement, county jail and house arrest” and 70 others appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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Data grows more intertwined with the everyday and more involved in important decisions.…Tags: equality, feminism...
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xkcd referenced the ever-so-loved forecasting needle. I’m so not gonna look at it…Tags: humor, needle, uncertainty, xkcd...
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Darling: Bill, help me with this crossword puzzle. 6 letter word that begins with N, clue is log manBill: NapierDarling: Who was that?Bill: A famous lumberjackDarling: Give me a serious answerBill: Okay. He is said to have invented logarithms. Like most things in math its not quite clear who gets the credit, but he was involved with logarithms early on.Darling: I said give me a serious answer. Tha...
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The Economist built an election model that treats demographic variables like blocks that…Tags: demographics, Economist, election...
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As the midterm elections loom, the ads focusing on key issues are running…Tags: advertising, Bloomberg, election...
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A meme that cried “jobs not mobs” began modestly, but a couple of…Tags: election, meme, New York Times, Twitter...
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Regarding our recent post on the syllogism that ate science, someone points us to this article, “The CSI Effect: Popular Fiction About Forensic Science Affects Public Expectations About Real Forensic Science,” by N. J. Schweitzer and Michael J. Saks. We’ll get to the CSI Effect in a bit, but first I want to share the […] The post The purported CSI effect and the retroactive...
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From the university webpage: Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. . . . Sternberg is the author of over 1700 refereed publications. . . . How did he compile over 1700 refereed publications? Nick Brown tells the story: I [Brown] was recently contacted by […] The post Cornell prof (but not the pizzagate guy!) has one quick...
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Just a reminder. The post Why it can be rational to vote appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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