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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!
Members Only: Choropleth Maps and Shapefiles in R
[image: Choropleth Maps and Shapefiles in R] Fill those empty polygons with color. *Tags:* choropleth, R, shapefile
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
Everybody Hates Chris Christie
We’re a long way from knowing who will be the Republican nominee for president in 2016. Early polling data, however, can give us a sense for who fits the p...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Tell me what you don’t know
We’ll ask an expert, or even a student, to “tell me what you know” about some topic. But now I’m thinking it makes more sense to ask people to tell us wh...
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 – ...
Someone Else’s Acid Trip: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast
At first glance, *Kevin Kelly* is a contradiction: a self-described old hippie and onetime editor of hippiedom’s do-it-yourself bible, *The Whole Earth Cat...
A beautiful story about NYC weather
Inspired by Tufte's classic visualization of New York City weather in 2013, Alex Bresler used the R language to update the chart for 2014: (Click the image t...
Boxes or lines: showing the trend in US adoptions
Time used a pair of area charts (a form of treemap) to illustrate the trend in Americans adopting babies of foreign origin. The data consist of the number of...
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