Sorry my paper on data visualization is late, I was at a pow-wow

I was going to come back to the hotel after work and finish up my paper for the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) conference. This one is called Better-looking SAS for a Better Community.

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I was going to come back to the hotel after work and finish up my paper for the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) conference. This one is called Better-looking SAS for a Better Community.

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Data Triage with SAS

Getting my papers written for the 2011 Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) meeting . All three papers are in the SAS Essentials strand, which is designed to provide a jump start in their career

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Getting my papers written for the 2011 Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) meeting . All three papers are in the SAS Essentials strand, which is designed to provide a jump start in their career

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Quit Being a Dick, Cowboy Up and Pay Your Taxes

We’re one of those small businesses that congress claims to care so much about. We’re also, many years, a couple that makes over whatever the limit is for raising taxes. Whenever we see a tax

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We’re one of those small businesses that congress claims to care so much about. We’re also, many years, a couple that makes over whatever the limit is for raising taxes. Whenever we see a tax

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Fixing data the easy way, part 2

I have learned not to be too smart for my own good. Yesterday was an example. My client provides many different types of services to the consumers who use their program. There are about 15

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I have learned not to be too smart for my own good. Yesterday was an example. My client provides many different types of services to the consumers who use their program. There are about 15

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Stripping data the easy way in SAS

Been working with SAS a lot lately to get the data in shape for a new client. Here’s one of the problems I ran across. We want to get the average pay rate for people

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Been working with SAS a lot lately to get the data in shape for a new client. Here’s one of the problems I ran across. We want to get the average pay rate for people

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SAS and SPSS Give Different Results for Logistic Regression but not really

When people ask me what type of statistical software to use, I run through the advantages and disadvantages, but always conclude, “Of course, whatever you choose is going to give you the same results. It’s

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When people ask me what type of statistical software to use, I run through the advantages and disadvantages, but always conclude, “Of course, whatever you choose is going to give you the same results. It’s

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6 things about statistics everyone must know

What must everyone know and why must everyone know that? This was one of the two central questions in Dr. J.T. Dillon’s course on Curriculum and Instruction, which I thought was going to be a

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What must everyone know and why must everyone know that? This was one of the two central questions in Dr. J.T. Dillon’s course on Curriculum and Instruction, which I thought was going to be a

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What do when dates in your Excel file are off by four years

Two incidents happened lately where results I expected to be the same turned out to be different. The first one involved two Excel files sent to me from one of my favorite clients. (You’re all

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Two incidents happened lately where results I expected to be the same turned out to be different. The first one involved two Excel files sent to me from one of my favorite clients. (You’re all

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Today, I was thinking about residuals & maybe Heisenberg

I’m working on the SAS Naked Mole Rat book and was writing about residual variance. It occurred to me that I just threw in a chart and assumed that people would know what residual variance

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I’m working on the SAS Naked Mole Rat book and was writing about residual variance. It occurred to me that I just threw in a chart and assumed that people would know what residual variance

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Life imitates research: How cultural programs MAY detract from academics

Yesterday, I was at Griffith Observatory with the world’s most spoiled 13-year-old. We were there because she is in a Summer Scholars program that is designed to provide academic enrichment for high-achieving girls. Unfortunately, not

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Yesterday, I was at Griffith Observatory with the world’s most spoiled 13-year-old. We were there because she is in a Summer Scholars program that is designed to provide academic enrichment for high-achieving girls. Unfortunately, not

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