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Numbers Rule Your World
Numbers Rule Your World: The hidden influence of probability and statistics on everything you do." It is published by McGraw-Hil
Larry Wasserman's (positive) review of "The Search...
What can search predict?
Numbers Rule Your World
Though the suspense is killing me,I hope it lasts!
School district spending, against national average
[image: School district spending] Wrapping up their week-long School Money project, NPR asks: Is there a better way to pay For America’s schools? The stor...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
Conventional Wisdom: Cruz’s Delegates May Be Losing Faith
This is our new weekly politics newsletter, Conventional Wisdom, covering the wild and wacky world of delegate harvesting. (Sign up here.) I know FiveThirt...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Are you pro or anti-biotics?
Paul Alper points to this news article by Susan Perry: Probiotics have been overhyped and rely on ‘shaky’ science, reporter finds Although some of these ...
BONUS EPISODE: Being Malcolm Gladwell
“Books are a pain in the ass,” says Gladwell, who has written some of the most popular, influential, and beloved non-fiction books in recent history. In ...
R Conferences: Europe 2016
by Joseph Rickert Answering email queries from friends and acquaintances from around the world wanting to attend useR! 2016 has been painful. It is amazing t...
Batmen not as interesting as it seems
When this post appears, I will be on my way to Seattle. Maybe I will meet some of you there. You can still register here. I held onto this tip from a reader ...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
Quantitative Text Analysis (TCD 2016)
Meeting times 5 February, 12 February, 11 March, 18 March. Course Handout Short Outline The course surveys methods for systematically extracting quantitati...
The Quantitative Peace
Military Ethics and Measurement
I’m finally getting back to writing now that the first year is starting to wind down. To ease myself back into a routine I figured I would write a brief po...
Complexity and Social Networks Blog
PhD program in Complex Networks at IMT
Readers of this blog might find this doctoral program to be of interest: 2014/15 PhD program in Complex Networks at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca ...
The Monkey Cage
Tomorrow We Move to the Washington Post. Here Is How to Follow Us.
We will be debuting at the Washington Post tomorrow—Wednesday, September 25. Soon thereafter, our current URL —themonkeycage.org—will redirect to their si...
Social Science Statistics Blog
App Stats: Roberts, Stewart, and Tingley on "Topic models for open ended survey responses with applications to experiments"
We hope you can join us this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 for the Applied Statistics Workshop. Molly Roberts, Brandon Stewart, and Dustin Tingley, all from the Dep...
I realize that I haven’t been posting much here. We had some plans to use the Applied Statistics blog for other purposes but it didn’t really work out, so ...
Zero Intelligence Agents