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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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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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Kevin Lewis sent along this example of what in social science is called the “ecological fallacy”: UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL MARCH 8, 2018 AT 10 AM EST Media Contact: Public and Media Relations Manager Society for Personality and Social Psychology press@spsp.org Narcolepsy Could Be ‘Sleeper Effect’ in Trump and Brexit Campaigns Regions where voters have more […] The post Narcolepsy ...
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You’ve probably seen the maps of Earth at night. It gives you a…Tags: light, terrain...
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A colleague sent along this article and writes: Check out table 4. this is ERC funded research (the very best of European science get this money). OK, now I was curious, so I scrolled through to table 4. Here it is: Yup, it’s horrible. I don’t know that I’d call it cargo cult science at […] The post “Check out table 4.” appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Ca...
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I have shared several decent calculators and graphing tools in this blog, but in this post, I’m going to share the calculators that I actually use nowadays. The calculators I use depend on the task that I’m doing. I use my phone for short and simple calculations, but if I’m studying or working for an […]Continue reading...Math and Multimedia - School math, multimedia, and technology tu...
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