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Permanent link - Posted 17 days ago (via blog.computationalcomplexity.org)
I attended G4G13 (Gathering for Gardner- meeting 13).  Martin Gardner was the Scientific American Mathematical Recreations columnist from 1956 until 1981.  He had a great influence on many math-people of my generation. Most of the talks were 5 minutes so they could tell you a problem or thought of interest but not much more. This is GOOD in that I UNDERSTOOD most of the talks!  Ther...
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Permanent link - Posted 17 days ago (via feedproxy.google.com)
Here's a talk (video and transcript) on "Math And Analogies" I did for the Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle. The gist: good analogies make math a joy. ...
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Permanent link - Posted 17 days ago (via junkcharts.typepad.com)
Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explores the business model behind Moviepass, the popular but money-losing movie subscription company. Counterfactual thinking, and understanding consumer behavior are key parts of the analysis....
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a measurement problem inherent in the Google Search Index used as an indirect metric to measure search popularity....
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Permanent link - Posted 17 days ago (via flowingdata.com)
I think this is what statistics is truly for.Tags: Bloomberg, gambling, horse-racing...
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Roger Peng discusses the importance of managing the relationships between people — analyst,…Tags: analysis, human, relationships...
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Aaron Williams and Armand Emamdjomeh for The Washington Post delve into diversity and…Tags: diversity, race, Washington Post...
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You’ve probably heard of the wisdom of crowds. The general idea, popularized by…Tags: crowds, game, groupthink, Nicky Case...
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We almost always look at data through a screen. It's quick and good for exploration. So is there value in making data physical? I played around with a 3-D printer to find out.Tags: 3-D printing, basketball, R...
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Jonathan Corum, the Science graphics editor at The New York Times, talks about…Tags: audience, Jonathan Corum...
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