So many things are happening …

My last post has been a while since I have been in San Jose, Oakland, San Diego and Fort Totten this month. That is just the beginning of what our Chief Marketing Officer has referred

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My last post has been a while since I have been in San Jose, Oakland, San Diego and Fort Totten this month. That is just the beginning of what our Chief Marketing Officer has referred

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Women in Tech: Why am I here?

Dave Winer set off a firestorm with his blog post asking Why are there so few women programmers. Lots of people on twitter and his blog called him a lot of unwarranted names, said his

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Dave Winer set off a firestorm with his blog post asking Why are there so few women programmers. Lots of people on twitter and his blog called him a lot of unwarranted names, said his

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Categorical data analysis in three parts

Ever since my daughters referred to the day in April when we all take our kids to the office as “Bore your daughters at work day”, it has been clear to me that others do

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Ever since my daughters referred to the day in April when we all take our kids to the office as “Bore your daughters at work day”, it has been clear to me that others do

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What I’ve Learned in 55 Years

I was planning to finish off with the single most important thing I have learned in 55 years, but life has a way of running away with me. Between meeting with an after-school program that

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I was planning to finish off with the single most important thing I have learned in 55 years, but life has a way of running away with me. Between meeting with an after-school program that

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Hard Lessons: 2. Not all friends are created equal

Not sure what the average number of people to have bailed out of jail is, nor the average number of countries from which people have called you for said bail money, but I’m pretty certain

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Not sure what the average number of people to have bailed out of jail is, nor the average number of countries from which people have called you for said bail money, but I’m pretty certain

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Hard Lessons: 1. Don’t mistake colleagues for friends

Contrary to appearances, I’m a fairly private person. You might not think so from some of what I write on this blog, but I challenge anyone to read through here and find personal details like

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Contrary to appearances, I’m a fairly private person. You might not think so from some of what I write on this blog, but I challenge anyone to read through here and find personal details like

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No one cares how you feel. Move on.

Despite what you might think from reading this blog, there is an awful lot about my feelings that I keep to myself, which leads me to #51 of 55 things I have learned in (almost)

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Despite what you might think from reading this blog, there is an awful lot about my feelings that I keep to myself, which leads me to #51 of 55 things I have learned in (almost)

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Logistic regression in pictures: Part 3

This is the third and last part of my attempt to explain logistic regression in pictures. You can see a picture of odds ratios here,  and a picture of two charts of predicted probabilities, to

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This is the third and last part of my attempt to explain logistic regression in pictures. You can see a picture of odds ratios here,  and a picture of two charts of predicted probabilities, to

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Logistic regression, in pictures : Part 2

I tweeted that I believed one could explain logistic regression results in three or four charts, and Alberta Soranzo tweeted back, “Try me.” Challenge accepted.  These data are taken from the Kaiser-Permanente study of the

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I tweeted that I believed one could explain logistic regression results in three or four charts, and Alberta Soranzo tweeted back, “Try me.” Challenge accepted.  These data are taken from the Kaiser-Permanente study of the

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A statistical picture is worth 1,000 words

One nice thing that SAS Enterprise Guide does is produce a series of graphs when you do a logistic regression. Too many people just skim over the table of Type III effects, say what is

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One nice thing that SAS Enterprise Guide does is produce a series of graphs when you do a logistic regression. Too many people just skim over the table of Type III effects, say what is

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