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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!
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Euro 2016 update
Big news out of Europe, everyone’s talking about soccer. Leo Egidi updated his model and now has predictions for the Round of 16: Here’s Leo’s report, an...
Because it's Friday: A robot writes a movie
What happens when you take the scripts from dozens of sci-fi movies and TV series, and feed them (along with a couple of seed prompts) into a long short-term...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
A Durant-Led Thunder May Be Better Without Ibaka
One more piece of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 2012 NBA Finals run was cast to the wind during Thursday night’s draft. The Thunder dealt Serge Ibaka to the ...
Procedurally generated spaceships
[image: Procedural spaceships] Video game developer Michael Davies provides a Blender script to procedurally generate pretty 3-D spaceships. Enter your pa...
How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast)
The U.S. president is often called the "leader of free world." But if you ask an economist or a Constitutional scholar how much the occupant of the Oval ...
Raining, data art, if it ain't broke
Via Twitter, reader Joe D. asked a few of us to comment on the SparkRadar graphic by WeatherSpark. At the time of writing, the picture for Baltimore is very ...
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