Sphericity, Public Libraries & the Tea Party

In the shower this morning, I was thinking about how seldom true longitudinal designs meet the assumption of sphericity. This is the point where one of my daughters always makes a comment about what other

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In the shower this morning, I was thinking about how seldom true longitudinal designs meet the assumption of sphericity. This is the point where one of my daughters always makes a comment about what other

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Race, Income and Education – AnnMaria Explains it All

If you are the right age to have watched re-runs of the show on Nickelodeon, Clarissa Explains It All, then you are the age group today’s blog was written for. And don’t tell me the

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If you are the right age to have watched re-runs of the show on Nickelodeon, Clarissa Explains It All, then you are the age group today’s blog was written for. And don’t tell me the

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Evil statistician tells schoolchildren the truth about inequality in America

Hispanic, female, Ph.D. statistician who loves math. Hoo-wee, we hit the lottery! Let’s have her come talk to our inner city school children about STEM education. It’ll be SO uplifting. Ri-i-ight. (Oh, by the way,

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Hispanic, female, Ph.D. statistician who loves math. Hoo-wee, we hit the lottery! Let’s have her come talk to our inner city school children about STEM education. It’ll be SO uplifting. Ri-i-ight. (Oh, by the way,

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Failing Forward: My Excellent Adventure with Microdata Continues

I was very thrilled to be invited to speak to six classes of seventh- and eighth-grade students at an urban school. Actually, they wanted me to speak to seven classes but there is no way

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I was very thrilled to be invited to speak to six classes of seventh- and eighth-grade students at an urban school. Actually, they wanted me to speak to seven classes but there is no way

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Microdata that don’t add up OR “The government is smarter than you think”

You know those people who have perfect theories about raising children and then they give birth to an actual child who (surprise, surprise) progresses from throwing up baby food on the cat to staying out

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You know those people who have perfect theories about raising children and then they give birth to an actual child who (surprise, surprise) progresses from throwing up baby food on the cat to staying out

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Why Giving Away SAS Might be a Good Idea

Yesterday, Matt Keranen  (a.k.a. @HybridDBA) made the comment about SAS giving free software to universities as response to R <<  “Would be nice if they did the same for developers” The more I thought about

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Yesterday, Matt Keranen  (a.k.a. @HybridDBA) made the comment about SAS giving free software to universities as response to R <<  “Would be nice if they did the same for developers” The more I thought about

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Passion, data, math & bullshit, Part 2

Well it appears that you have followed the advice of the narrator from Rocky & Bullwinkle and “tuned in next time” to read Part 2 of my rant on what I am passionate about, which

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Well it appears that you have followed the advice of the narrator from Rocky & Bullwinkle and “tuned in next time” to read Part 2 of my rant on what I am passionate about, which

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Passion, data, math & bullshit: Part 1

I was at a conference recently when someone asked me what I was passionate about and I answered, “Data”.  He seemed very disappointed and wandered off in search of someone more interesting who would give

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I was at a conference recently when someone asked me what I was passionate about and I answered, “Data”.  He seemed very disappointed and wandered off in search of someone more interesting who would give

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Sometimes you learn more from the questions

than the answers. This was certainly the case at the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch Competition at UCLA last Thursday. In this competition, ten finalists are selected to give a 90-second pitch on their start-up.

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than the answers. This was certainly the case at the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch Competition at UCLA last Thursday. In this competition, ten finalists are selected to give a 90-second pitch on their start-up.

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