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Whew, this is developing into one of the longest post series I’ve ever written (with quite a few tangents and detours along the way). I thought it would be worth taking a step back for a minute to recap what … Continue reading →...
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I’m abandoning the embarrassment of having a “…is awesome” set of posts. If I find awesome stuff, I want to share it. Less is a novel by Andrew Sean Greer, and it won the Pulitzer Prize this year. I’ve been steering clear of prizewinners over the past few years, because the politics of who wins … Continue reading Less is Awesome...
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This is an ANON guest post. Even I don't know who it is! They emailed me asking if they could post on this topic, I said I would need to see the post. I did and it was fine. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have written many tenure/promotion letters before. But this summer, I was especially inundated with requests....
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Hurricane Florence is forecast to touch down Thursday night or Friday, and what’s…Tags: hurricane, tracker...
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Wikipedia is human-edited, so naturally there are biases towards certain groups of people.…Tags: gender equality, machine learning, Wikipedia...
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I’m always down for faux vintage, online recreations of actual vintage visualization-related things.…Tags: color, recreation, vintage...
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Permanent link - Posted 10 days ago (via andrewgelman.com)
Colleen Flaherty asks: Do you get asked to peer review a lot? I’m guessing you do… This new very short paper says it’s not a crisis, though, since only the people who publish the most are getting asked to review a lot… The authors pose two solutions: either we need to “democratize” the system of […] The post Mouse Among the Cats appeared first on Statistic...
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Harry Crane writes: I’m writing to call your attention to a new peer review and publication platform, called RESEARCHERS.ONE, that I have recently launched with Ryan Martin. The platform can be found at https://www.researchers.one. Given past discussions I’ve seen on your website, I think this new platform might interest you and your readers. We’d also […] The post Research...
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Paul Alper writes: Your blog often contains criticisms of articles which get too much publicity. Here is an instance of the obverse (inverse? reverse?) where a worthy publication dealing with a serious medical condition is virtually ignored. From Michael Joyce at the ever-reliable and informative Healthnewsreview.org: Prostate cancer screening: massive study gets minimal coverage. Why? […] T...
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“There’s the part you’ve braced yourself against, and then there’s the other part” – The Mountain Goats My favourite genre of movie is Nicole Kidman in a questionable wig. (Part of the sub-genre founded by Sarah Paulson, who is the patron saint of obvious wigs.) And last night I was in the same room* as […] The post Against Arianism 2: Arianism Grande appeared...
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