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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!
[image: Outlier] By Ben Shabad, full-time graduate student and part-time cartoon-drawing person. *Tags:* humor, outlier
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Questions about “Too Good to Be True”
Greg Won writes: I manage a team tasked with, among other things, analyzing data on Air Traffic operations to identify factors that may be associated wit...
Because it's Friday: World Order does the human typewriter
One of the most memorable dance moves from the past few years starts at around 4:15 in the music below: The performers are the Japanese band World Order. If ...
Is Microsoft Word Biased Against Microeconomists?
Considering its own company name, you wouldn’t think so. But here’s what I ran into during a recent spell-check:
Light entertainment: a splash of colors just in time for Labor Day frolicks
Via Dean Eckles on Twitter. We have this from Vox: Have a great Labor Day! And thanks for keeping this blog alive.
Kenneth Benoit's Home Page
How to batch convert pdf files to text
Frequently I am asked: I have a bunch of pdf files, how can I convert them to plain text so that analyze them using quantitative techniques? Here is my rec...
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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