SPSS Aggregate: Cool Trick Hidden in Plain Sight

In my copious spare time, of which I have none, I occasionally get the urge to actually read technical books from beginning to end. I think my life took the path of most grown-ups in

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In my copious spare time, of which I have none, I occasionally get the urge to actually read technical books from beginning to end. I think my life took the path of most grown-ups in

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We’re F#$ing Up Teaching: Why no one in America knows math any more

For the first time in two years, an application came in my email for a technical position from a person under 30 who was an American citizen. This isn’t because I don’t look for people.

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For the first time in two years, an application came in my email for a technical position from a person under 30 who was an American citizen. This isn’t because I don’t look for people.

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I think I’ll keep my day job

I try very hard not to laugh at a student in class, no matter what he or she says. One day, I was talking about the Kinsey Report finding that, by their mid-twenties, one out

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I try very hard not to laugh at a student in class, no matter what he or she says. One day, I was talking about the Kinsey Report finding that, by their mid-twenties, one out

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Margin of Error

On my way back from Tunisia via Paris I ended up in a redneck dive bar somewhere in Georgia reading the New York Times on my Kindle while the lady next to me asked the

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On my way back from Tunisia via Paris I ended up in a redneck dive bar somewhere in Georgia reading the New York Times on my Kindle while the lady next to me asked the

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Explaining Unexpected Sights

Normally, walking along the beach in the morning with my daughter, I do not expect a random person to come up to us with the question, “Would you like to ride my camel?” However, I

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Normally, walking along the beach in the morning with my daughter, I do not expect a random person to come up to us with the question, “Would you like to ride my camel?” However, I

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The Emperor’s New Statistics

I had the pleasure of attending a lecture Rand Wilcox gave on the state of research. He was far more amusing than I expected from a statistician (perhaps this reflects low self-esteem on my part).

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I had the pleasure of attending a lecture Rand Wilcox gave on the state of research. He was far more amusing than I expected from a statistician (perhaps this reflects low self-esteem on my part).

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