Completely Random Books worth Reading

Thank you, God, for St. Mary’s Catholic School, where someone back in the 1960’s decided that a speed-reading machine and programmed learning was a good idea. My father used to say that if they put

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Thank you, God, for St. Mary’s Catholic School, where someone back in the 1960’s decided that a speed-reading machine and programmed learning was a good idea. My father used to say that if they put

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The F-statistic in ANOVA explained

I tried to find an easily comprehended explanation of the F-statistic for my students but I could not, so, here as a public service is mine. If you have some other pages you can recommend,

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I tried to find an easily comprehended explanation of the F-statistic for my students but I could not, so, here as a public service is mine. If you have some other pages you can recommend,

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How to solve any (statistics) problem: Part 3, proportions

Last month, I wrote about the steps to solving any statistics problem. A Pew Research Poll asked 1,201 adults “All in all, do you think affirmative action programs designed to increase the number of black

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Last month, I wrote about the steps to solving any statistics problem. A Pew Research Poll asked 1,201 adults “All in all, do you think affirmative action programs designed to increase the number of black

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How to do a regression analysis with SAS web editor and SAS Enterprise Guide

Here we have analysis of open data using free software with – uh, SAS? Click the links below and watch the videos. Seriously. They are too large to embed in the post. Sorry. Yes, you

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Here we have analysis of open data using free software with – uh, SAS? Click the links below and watch the videos. Seriously. They are too large to embed in the post. Sorry. Yes, you

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The Benefits of Growing Your Own: The view from the code monkey cage

Last week, I wrote about my disagreement with those who want to go out and hire a code monkey. Being deeply immersed in writing a computer game to teach kids math, here is my perspective

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Last week, I wrote about my disagreement with those who want to go out and hire a code monkey. Being deeply immersed in writing a computer game to teach kids math, here is my perspective

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Significance:The magazine – and why you should join ASA

I admit that some months I am so busy that I toss Significance out without reading it – this is the magazine of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and Royal Statistical Society. No, I don’t

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I admit that some months I am so busy that I toss Significance out without reading it – this is the magazine of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and Royal Statistical Society. No, I don’t

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My first weekend in five years

According to my partner, Dr. Erich Longie, the Dakota believe that how one acts immediately after the death of a loved one, is how a person will act for the rest of his/her life. Thus,

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According to my partner, Dr. Erich Longie, the Dakota believe that how one acts immediately after the death of a loved one, is how a person will act for the rest of his/her life. Thus,

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Exploiting Native Americans? Hardly.

Having received email from readers who believe that Spirit Lake: The Game is exploitative or disrespectful of Native Americans, I asked the individual who designed the Level 5 problem shown in my blog post of

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Having received email from readers who believe that Spirit Lake: The Game is exploitative or disrespectful of Native Americans, I asked the individual who designed the Level 5 problem shown in my blog post of

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Native Americans: Why Heidi Heitkamp won & Nate Silver was wrong?

The past couple of weeks, I’ve been hearing my friends from Turtle Mountain and Spirit Lake talk about the election in North Dakota. I was particularly interested because this was the one election that Nate

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The past couple of weeks, I’ve been hearing my friends from Turtle Mountain and Spirit Lake talk about the election in North Dakota. I was particularly interested because this was the one election that Nate

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Code monkey wanted: Must work for bananas

On the long list of things that irritate me, few score higher than people who have “an idea” for a start-up and are then going to find “you know, people” to code it for them.

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On the long list of things that irritate me, few score higher than people who have “an idea” for a start-up and are then going to find “you know, people” to code it for them.

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