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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explains the preliminary finding about the death of a Tesla driver, and warns about drawing the wrong conclusions due to a biased sample....
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This is quite the scatterplot from Claire Cain Miller and Kevin Quealy for…Tags: gender, math, school, Upshot...
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In a spin on the view of ancient Earth and the shift of…Tags: Earth, tectonic plates...
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Mapping one dot per person, it's all about putting the pieces together.Tags: R...
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Should be fun. The post Josh “hot hand” Miller speaks at Yale tomorrow (Wed) noon appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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Heather Kharouba et al. write: Phenological responses to climate change (e.g., earlier leaf-out or egg hatch date) are now well documented and clearly linked to rising temperatures in recent decades. Such shifts in the phenologies of interacting species may lead to shifts in their synchrony, with cascading community and ecosystem consequences . . . We […] The post Global shifts in the phenol...
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Following on a post on Tom Wolfe’s evolution-denial trolling, Thanatos Savehn pointed to this obituary, “Jerry A. Fodor, Philosopher Who Plumbed the Mind’s Depths, Dies at 82,” which had lots of interesting items, including this: “We think that what is needed,” they wrote, “is to cut the tree at its roots: to show that Darwin’s […] The post A style of argument can...
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Abigail Haddad writes: In The post Do women want more children than they end up having? appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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OK, this is a nice juicy problem for a political science student . . . Act 1: “Centrists Are the Most Hostile to Democracy, Not Extremists” David Adler writes in the New York Times: My research suggests that across Europe and North America, centrists are the least supportive of democracy, the least committed to its […] The post Can somebody please untangle this one for us? Are c...
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Every day you wish you could convert a picture of your family or…Tags: image, LEGO, R...
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