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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!
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
An Advanced Stats Primer For The New NFL Season
Welcome to the latest episode of Hot Takedown, FiveThirtyEight’s sports podcast. Neil Paine and Kate Fagan are on vacation, so this week’s show (Aug. 23, 2...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Postdoc in Finland with Aki
I’m looking for a postdoc to work with me at Aalto University, Finland. The person hired will participate in research on Gaussian processes, functional c...
Animal migrations in animated map
[image: Migrations in Motion] The Migrations in Motion map, by Dan Majka from the The Nature Conservancy, shows modeled animal migrations in North and Sou...
Edward Tufte Keynote Presenter at Data Science Summit, Sep 26-27
I'm excited to share that one of my data science heroes will be a presenter at the Microsoft Data Science Summit in Atlanta, September 26-27. Edward Tufte,...
Brexit, Bremain, the world did not end so dataviz people can throw shade and color
Catching a dose of Alberto Cairo the other day. He has a good post about various Brexit/Bremain maps. The story started with an editor of The Spectator, wh...
How To Win A Nobel Prize
Season 5, Episode 44 This week on Freakonomics Radio, how to win a Nobel Prize. Host Stephen Dubner talks with Per Stromberg, one of the people who choos...
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 Lucc...
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 D...
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