Super-Easy Outlier Check with Proc Freq

Sometimes, you can just eyeball it. Really, if something truly is an outlier, you ought to be able to spot it. Take this plot, for example. It should be pretty obvious that the vast majority

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Sometimes, you can just eyeball it. Really, if something truly is an outlier, you ought to be able to spot it. Take this plot, for example. It should be pretty obvious that the vast majority

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How Not to Get Fired from a Software Team

I’m really busy here in Brazil. Honest. You think I am sitting here like this: But really, it’s like this: Still, I have taken time away to explain to you how not to get your

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I’m really busy here in Brazil. Honest. You think I am sitting here like this: But really, it’s like this: Still, I have taken time away to explain to you how not to get your

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Yes, We’re Privileged

Well, I don’t know about you, but I am anyway, and I’m guessing if you are reading this that you probably are, too. If you read the bottom half of the internet (a.k.a. the comments

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Well, I don’t know about you, but I am anyway, and I’m guessing if you are reading this that you probably are, too. If you read the bottom half of the internet (a.k.a. the comments

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I’m a stranger here myself

It was recently noted on our company twitter account that I’m out of town so often that I’ve come to resemble the Travelocity gnome in more than stature. I’ve been traveling on business for nearly

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It was recently noted on our company twitter account that I’m out of town so often that I’ve come to resemble the Travelocity gnome in more than stature. I’ve been traveling on business for nearly

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PROC FREQ for data analysis (sort of)

Previously, I discussed PROC FREQ for checking the validity of your data. Now we are on to data analysis, but, as anyone who does analysis for more than about 23 minutes can tell you, cleaning

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Previously, I discussed PROC FREQ for checking the validity of your data. Now we are on to data analysis, but, as anyone who does analysis for more than about 23 minutes can tell you, cleaning

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Productivity tip: Don’t read your email

People often ask me how I get so much done. Over and over, I have found one of the simplest ways to increase productivity is by not reading my email in the morning. Some days,

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People often ask me how I get so much done. Over and over, I have found one of the simplest ways to increase productivity is by not reading my email in the morning. Some days,

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EVERYONE JUDGES PARENTS

It seems as if parents can do no right. Parents who are very involved, who coach their children’s sports teams, who insist that their child not skip practice are criticized for living through their children.

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It seems as if parents can do no right. Parents who are very involved, who coach their children’s sports teams, who insist that their child not skip practice are criticized for living through their children.

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PROC FREQ (and a LAG) for data validity

I’m in the middle of data preparation on a research project on games to teach fractions. This is the part of a data analysis project that takes up 80% of the time. Fortunately, PROC FREQ

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I’m in the middle of data preparation on a research project on games to teach fractions. This is the part of a data analysis project that takes up 80% of the time. Fortunately, PROC FREQ

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Javascript, canvas and animation not running in all browsers

I’m the world’s biggest hypocrite when it comes to documentation. In every staff meeting, I emphasize documenting whatever code you have written that week, but I always put off doing it myself.  My excuse is

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I’m the world’s biggest hypocrite when it comes to documentation. In every staff meeting, I emphasize documenting whatever code you have written that week, but I always put off doing it myself.  My excuse is

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What would you do if you weren’t doing this?

Everyone should pause every now and then and ask themselves this question: What would you want to be doing if you weren’t doing this? Whatever “this” is, your answer will be revealing. If you excitedly

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Everyone should pause every now and then and ask themselves this question: What would you want to be doing if you weren’t doing this? Whatever “this” is, your answer will be revealing. If you excitedly

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