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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!
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know
*Season 5, Episode 6* On this week’s episode of *Freakonomics Radio*, a live game show with host *Stephen Dubner*, and judges *Malcolm Gladwell*, *Ana Gas...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
“iPredict to close after Govt refuses anti-money laundering law exemption”
Richard Barker points us to an update on ipredict, the New Zealand political prediction market. From the news article by Hamish Rutherford: The site, run...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
A Chicago Cop Is The Latest To Be Charged Using Video Evidence
More police officers are being prosecuted for killing people — and the availability of video evidence is a big reason why. The power of that evidence to ch...
Fast image classifications in real-time
NeuralTalk2 uses neural networks to caption images quickly. To demonstrate, the video below shows a webcam feed that continuously updates with new image ca...
PowerBI adds support for R
In the latest update released on November 20, PowerBI has added support for R. The desktop edition of Microsoft's data visualization and reporting tool now h...
Efficiency in space usage leads to efficiency in comprehension
Consider the following two charts that illustrate the same data. (I deliberately took out the header text to make a point. The original chart came from the W...
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...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
Data Mining and Statistical Learning
2015, Trinity College, Dublin, Department of Political Science Instructor: Prof Kenneth Benoit, LSE Details: Class meets MONDAYS in Feb-March from 14:00 – ...
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