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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
Solution to the problem on the distribution of p-values
See this recent post for background. Here’s the question: It is sometimes said that the p-value is uniformly distributed if the null hypothesis is true. ...
Do Not Read This Unless You Have Already Listened to “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”
Our latest podcast is called "Tell Me Something I Don't Know." It's the debut of a live game show with audience contestants and celebrity judges, including...
Job Board, October 2014
Looking for a job in data science, visualization, or statistics? There are openings on the board. Business Intelligence Analyst for …
Rocker: Docker containers for R
If you haven't heard the buzz about Docker but you often need to spin up Linux-based VM's for testing, simulations, etc. then you should check it out. In sho...
The class pondering Big Data
Note: I'm traveling a lot lately and it is affecting my ability to post on a regular basis. It's three weeks into my chart-building workshop (link) at NYU an...
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
The Quantitative Analysis of Textual Data (NYU Fall 2014)
Sponsored by: NYU Department of Politics 2014 pdf version of Course handout Instructor: Prof Kenneth Benoit, LSE Details: Class meets TUESDAYS 10:00 – 11:5...
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 ...
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right
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...
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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