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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
Why Young Democrats Love Bernie Sanders
MERRIMACK, N.H. — Perhaps the most eye-popping statistic to come out of last week’s Iowa caucuses was Bernie Sanders’s overwhelming advantage among young v...
Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Forking paths vs. six quick regression tips
Bill Harris writes: I know you’re on a blog delay, but I’d like to vote to raise the odds that my question in a comment to http://andrewgelman.com/2015/0...
Galaxy of cover songs
[image: Galaxy of Covers] A fun one from Interactive Things that shows cover songs with a galaxy metaphor: The panorama view shows the 50 top songs as ind...
Because it's Friday: The mysterious rotating woman
Here's another wonderful illusion. In the animated GIF below, you may see the woman rotating to the right, to the left, or bouncing from the left to the righ...
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem?
*Season 5, Episode 16* On this week’s episode of *Freakonomics Radio*: a look at the supply side of the education equation — the teachers — as well the de...
Light entertainment: crime is no joke
(via twitter) When I saw this on my twitter feed, I thought this must be a joke. But click here and check out the entire collection of them.
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 Lucca ...
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