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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!
Some Evidence That Violent Video Games Reduce Actual Violence
A few weeks ago, we released a podcast called "Who Runs the Internet," which included Levitt's thoughts on whether online mayhem, including violent video...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Paul Kedrosky writes: Curious if you’ve looked at the current debate about Tesla fires, statistically speaking. Lots of arm-waving about true/sample prop...
The graphical version of "to be seen"
In New York, there are many restaurants that serve mediocre food but which people go in to order to be seen. Here is the graphical equivalent, courtesy of Sc...
What Antarctica looks like underneath the ice
Based largely on satellite data and the results of an airborne data collection mission compiled by the British Antarctic Survey, …
Complexity and Social Networks Blog
DECEMBER 1 EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS PREDICTIONS
Our latest executive election predictions: Tunisia -- incumbent party win -- 57.7% Madagascar -- incumbent party win -- 60.3% Costa Rica -- incumbent party w...
The Quantitative Peace
The Day of the Doctor and the Veil of Ignorance (Warning: Spoilers!)
The 50th Anniversary episode of "Doctor Who" aired this week in theatres throughout the world. There was an interesting scene towards the end of the movie, w...
Because it's Friday: Virgin's Safety Dance
Here's another entry in what's become an ongoing series of awesome air safety videos. Virgin America has just started using this flight safety video on its p...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
New Home for FiveThirtyEight
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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...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
New Directions in Analyzing Text as Data Workshop (2013)
New Directions in Analyzing Text as Data Workshop (2013) Schedule: Version 26 September 2013 London School of Economics and Political Science Friday, Sept...
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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