Multiple Languages: Why Start-ups are NOT just for young people

I’m never going to understand the idea that start-ups are for young people. It is like the ads you see where people want a 25-year-old with 15 years of experience, you know, “Expert in C++,

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I’m never going to understand the idea that start-ups are for young people. It is like the ads you see where people want a 25-year-old with 15 years of experience, you know, “Expert in C++,

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Why a math game?

Hey, kids, wanna come over after school and study math? The two students we gave this tempting offer stayed until the office closed and we had to leave. It’s been like that all week. This

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Hey, kids, wanna come over after school and study math? The two students we gave this tempting offer stayed until the office closed and we had to leave. It’s been like that all week. This

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How to solve any (statistics) problem: Part 2

Yesterday, I mentioned this problem For 17 girls diagnosed with anorexia, weight change after family therapy was as follows: 11,11, 6, 9, 14, -3, 0, 7, 22, -5 , -4, 13, 13, 9, 4 ,

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Yesterday, I mentioned this problem For 17 girls diagnosed with anorexia, weight change after family therapy was as follows: 11,11, 6, 9, 14, -3, 0, 7, 22, -5 , -4, 13, 13, 9, 4 ,

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How to solve any statistics problem

I was grading the quizzes from my Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis class. This is a class of really smart people in a doctoral program at a selective university. And yet, some of them still had

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I was grading the quizzes from my Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis class. This is a class of really smart people in a doctoral program at a selective university. And yet, some of them still had

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Six Start-up Lessons from Martial Arts

Twenty-eight years ago, I won the world judo championships. Unlike almost everyone else who accomplishes that feat, I did NOT go into running a judo school, selling martial arts supplies, or, more recently, mixed martial

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Twenty-eight years ago, I won the world judo championships. Unlike almost everyone else who accomplishes that feat, I did NOT go into running a judo school, selling martial arts supplies, or, more recently, mixed martial

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Absolute and Relative Paths: Why my PHP / HTML / Javascript is not working

Several times on this blog, I have mentioned that the most common errors I make, and most programmers*, are the simple things like typing or forgetting to close a bracket or tag. Many of those

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Several times on this blog, I have mentioned that the most common errors I make, and most programmers*, are the simple things like typing or forgetting to close a bracket or tag. Many of those

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SAS Editor on the Web – Mac Lovers Rejoice

I’ve been somewhat of a fan of SAS On-Demand for Academics, but there are two problems. One is that it runs slow and the other is that it doesn’t run native on a Mac at

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I’ve been somewhat of a fan of SAS On-Demand for Academics, but there are two problems. One is that it runs slow and the other is that it doesn’t run native on a Mac at

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Little SAS tips (& special characters) while analyzing TIMSS data

For reasons I may explain later – or maybe not – I decided to analyze the TIMSS data, which is Trends in International  Mathematics and Science Study. Use a colon: Nifty tip #1 ** Ran

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For reasons I may explain later – or maybe not – I decided to analyze the TIMSS data, which is Trends in International  Mathematics and Science Study. Use a colon: Nifty tip #1 ** Ran

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