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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
Statistics job opening . . . at the NBA!
Jason Rosenfeld writes: I work for the NBA League Office headquarters in New York City. I’m the Director of Basketball Analytics here at the NBA, and I’m...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
Updating Kentucky’s Odds Of Going Undefeated
My colleague Carl Bialik and I wrote last week about the chances that the University of Kentucky’s basketball team would finish the 2014-15 season undefeat...
Face sculptures using DNA from chewed gum
[image: Stranger Visions] In her 2012 piece Stranger Visions, Heather Dewey-Hagborg used DNA found in public left in chewed gum, cigarette butts, and hair...
Light entertainment on snow day: making light of the meal
Via reader Nick U. Washington Post featured this here. They apparently understood this graphic: You could create the same diagram for all the ingredients wit...
This Idea Must Die: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast
Are you an idea junkie? Of course you are! It’s exciting to hear about ideas, especially new ones. There’s a progression that happens when you hear a new i...
Plotly Graphs with Domino's New R Notebook
by Matt Sundquist co-founder of Plotly Domino's new R Notebook and Plotly's R API let you code, make interactive R and ggplot2 graphs, and collaborate entire...
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 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...
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