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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!
Is Microsoft Word Biased Against Microeconomists?
Considering its own company name, you wouldn’t think so. But here’s what I ran into during a recent spell-check:
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Avoiding model selection in Bayesian social research
One of my favorites, from 1995. Don Rubin and I argue with Adrian Raftery. Here’s how we begin: Raftery’s paper addresses two important problems in the s...
Louisiana is drowning
[image: Losing Ground by Propublica] Louisiana is quickly losing much of its coast to the Gulf of Mexico. ProPublica and The Lens just launched an … *Tag...
Light entertainment: a splash of colors just in time for Labor Day frolicks
Via Dean Eckles on Twitter. We have this from Vox: Have a great Labor Day! And thanks for keeping this blog alive.
DataScienceLA interviews David Smith
While I was in LA for the useR! 2014 conference last month, I had the great pleasure of being among the participants in the DataScienceLA interview series ho...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
How to batch convert pdf files to text
Frequently I am asked: I have a bunch of pdf files, how can I convert them to plain text so that analyze them using quantitative techniques? Here is my rec...
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 ...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
The Quantitative Peace
I am currently working on migrating the blog from Typepad to Wordpress, so we may experience some significant disruptions over the next week or two. As such,...
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...
Zero Intelligence Agents
Revisiting “Ranking the popularity of programming languages”: creating tiers
In a post on dataists almost two years ago, John Myles White and I posed the question: “How would you rank the popularity of a programming language?”. F...
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 ...
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