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By Neil Freeman, the @everytract bot on Twitter, as the name suggests, is…Tags: bot, census, tract, Twitter...
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We had a post on this a couple years ago, but the topic came up again, and here are my latest thoughts. Psychology has several features that contribute to the replication crisis: – Psychology is a relatively open and uncompetitive field (compared for example to biology). Many researchers will share their data. – Psychology is […] The post Why is the replication crisis centered on social ...
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I read Who is Rich and it was excellent so I reread Sam the Cat which was as amazing as I remembered. Sure, it’s basically the same story 7 times in a row, but it’s a good story, very well told. Meanwhile Ferris did the opposite trajectory, first publishing the amazing novel (Then We Came […] The post Klam > Ferris appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and ...
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Permanent link - Posted 16 days ago (via rjlipton.wordpress.com)
Triangulating proofs to seek a shorter path Cropped from 2016 Newsday source Mehtaab Sawhney is an undergraduate student at MIT. His work caught my eye on finding his recent paper with David Stoner about permutations that map all three-term arithmetic progressions mod to non-progressions. Here a progression is an ordered triple where . The paper […]...
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I happened to come across this classic from 2014. For convenience I’ll just repeat it all here: It all started when I was reading Chris Blattman’s blog and noticed this: One of the most provocative and interesting field experiments I [Blattman] have seen in this year: Poor people often do not make investments, even when […] The post How to read (in quantitative social science). A...
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Cool! We’ve had Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Clarida, Jeff Sachs, those guys from the movie Inside Job, and now . . . Dr. Oz. Government service at its finest. The pizzagate guy was from Cornell, though. The post Another U.S. government advisor from Columbia University! appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science. ...
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Like many readers of this blog, I’m a statistician who works with Census Bureau data to answer policy questions. So I’ve been following the controversy surrounding the added citizenship question. Andy thought I should write an article for a wider audience, so I published a short piece in The Indypendent. But much more discussion could […] The post We Count! The 2020 Census appeared first...
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Permanent link - Posted 17 days ago (via mathlesstraveled.com)
In a previous post I explained the Hadwiger-Nelson problem—to determine the chromatic number of the plane—and I claimed that we now know the answer is either 5, 6, or 7. In the following few posts I want to explain how … Continue reading →...
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A series in which I oversimplify one concept from a work of literature to make you a better writer. Corruption. The ring corrupts everyone. Quite early on, we learn that Frodo, our hero, is not immune to the corrupting effects. This becomes one of the greatest sources of tension. Will Frodo be able to destroy the … Continue reading Why It Works: The Lord of the Rings...
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The ACM Future of Computing Academy suggests that "peer reviewers should require that papers and proposals rigorously consider all reasonable broader impacts, both positive and negative." Here is the broader impacts section of a future imagined grant proposal.My latest cryptocurrency paper will allow people to sell all sorts of paraphernalia, illegal, immoral and fattening, while avoidin...
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