Excel statistics functions – simple answers to simple questions

I have colleagues who hate Excel with a passion. Why, they demand to know, would ANYONE use Excel for statistics when there are so many options that are so much better? Actually, I don’t find

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I have colleagues who hate Excel with a passion. Why, they demand to know, would ANYONE use Excel for statistics when there are so many options that are so much better? Actually, I don’t find

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It must be a new meaning of the word “qualified”

“Arthur: If I asked you where the hell we were, would I regret it? Ford: We’re safe. Arthur: Oh good. Ford: We’re in a small galley cabin in one of the spaceships of the Vogon

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“Arthur: If I asked you where the hell we were, would I regret it? Ford: We’re safe. Arthur: Oh good. Ford: We’re in a small galley cabin in one of the spaceships of the Vogon

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Statistics Education and the Common Core

Most people probably have been thinking about Christmas preparations and not so much the Common Core Standards. I’ve actually been thinking about these standards a lot lately. The more I think about them, the less

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Most people probably have been thinking about Christmas preparations and not so much the Common Core Standards. I’ve actually been thinking about these standards a lot lately. The more I think about them, the less

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Parenting: Nobody really knows what they’re doing

These days, I cannot turn around without seeing a billboard, poster or article with my third daughter’s name on it. She was the first woman signed by the UFC, and will be the first woman

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These days, I cannot turn around without seeing a billboard, poster or article with my third daughter’s name on it. She was the first woman signed by the UFC, and will be the first woman

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I Purely Love Open Access Journals

In my copious spare time, of which I have none, I teach in the doctoral program at a nearby university.  They want me to use the library and keep up on research, both because it

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In my copious spare time, of which I have none, I teach in the doctoral program at a nearby university.  They want me to use the library and keep up on research, both because it

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Can online learning make you more productive?

I’ve always been a bit skeptical of online education. I think I’m a good instructor. I know my subject extremely well, put a lot of time into preparing lectures, class activities and assignments. Having done

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I’ve always been a bit skeptical of online education. I think I’m a good instructor. I know my subject extremely well, put a lot of time into preparing lectures, class activities and assignments. Having done

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Should we go back to teaching programming?

“I teach statistics to people who don’t want to learn it.” This is my cocktail party response to people who ask what I do for a living. Even though I usually only teach one course

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“I teach statistics to people who don’t want to learn it.” This is my cocktail party response to people who ask what I do for a living. Even though I usually only teach one course

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Local SAS User Groups, mostly in Tweets

Go to your local users group. If you don’t know if you have a local users group in your area, check the sascommunity.org page that lists bunches of them. There are six in California listed

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Go to your local users group. If you don’t know if you have a local users group in your area, check the sascommunity.org page that lists bunches of them. There are six in California listed

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Semi-programming as a way to simplify life

More about the Los Angeles Basin SAS Users Group (LABSUG) later, but I did want to mention one tangential point from the first presentation. It was on the Graphics Template Language (GTL). The first example

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More about the Los Angeles Basin SAS Users Group (LABSUG) later, but I did want to mention one tangential point from the first presentation. It was on the Graphics Template Language (GTL). The first example

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Logistic regression using SAS On-Demand with SAS Enterprise Guide – a movie and a rant

If you have a mad desire to do logistic regression with SAS On-Demand with SAS Enterprise Guide, here is a movie that shows how to do it. It is a .avi file so you may

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If you have a mad desire to do logistic regression with SAS On-Demand with SAS Enterprise Guide, here is a movie that shows how to do it. It is a .avi file so you may

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