What would you do if one person changed your results?

This is a hypothetical question, but it could easily happen. Let me give you a real example. Using a mobile phone game, we administered a standard depression screening measure (CESD-C) to 18 children living on

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This is a hypothetical question, but it could easily happen. Let me give you a real example. Using a mobile phone game, we administered a standard depression screening measure (CESD-C) to 18 children living on

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DO statistics and you can go almost anywhere

Let me say right off the bat that the number of contracts I’ve had where people wanted me to tell them what to do I can count on one hand – and I’ve been in

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Let me say right off the bat that the number of contracts I’ve had where people wanted me to tell them what to do I can count on one hand – and I’ve been in

Teaching statistics tip: Know your students

Almost always when I get asked to teach anything my answer is: No.  I don’t even think about it . Just, no. I’m too busy.  Usually, I’ll teach one graduate class a year and that’s

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Almost always when I get asked to teach anything my answer is: No.  I don’t even think about it . Just, no. I’m too busy.  Usually, I’ll teach one graduate class a year and that’s

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The statistical knowledge you need the most – almost everywhere

What do a herd of deer and a sea lion have to do with statistics? Friday, I was on the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation in North Dakota. Most of the time while I was there,

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What do a herd of deer and a sea lion have to do with statistics? Friday, I was on the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation in North Dakota. Most of the time while I was there,

How old habits are causing you problems

This post DOES relate to you, I am almost certain. Keep reading. As I type this post very slowly, I’m trying to use all 10 fingers.  You see, for a few years, I had a

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This post DOES relate to you, I am almost certain. Keep reading. As I type this post very slowly, I’m trying to use all 10 fingers.  You see, for a few years, I had a

I saw this poster in a high school, supposedly said by a basketball coach: People say, “Follow your dreams. ” I say, “Forget your dreams, kid, follow math.” He goes on to give the percentage

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I saw this poster in a high school, supposedly said by a basketball coach: People say, “Follow your dreams. ” I say, “Forget your dreams, kid, follow math.” He goes on to give the percentage

If I Lean in any Closer It Will Be to Bitch-Slap Somebody

A couple of years ago, I get an email from Professor Douchebag (not his real name) that he is doing a study on women entrepreneurs and would like half an hour or more of my

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A couple of years ago, I get an email from Professor Douchebag (not his real name) that he is doing a study on women entrepreneurs and would like half an hour or more of my

Becoming a real software developer, using SAS, or whatever

God spare me from the self-taught software developer who knows only the latest thing. I’m not against the latest thing, whether it is react or ember or Python games on Raspberry Pi or whatever it

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God spare me from the self-taught software developer who knows only the latest thing. I’m not against the latest thing, whether it is react or ember or Python games on Raspberry Pi or whatever it

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How Did I Get from SAS to a Talking Monkey?

Today, I finished up a bonus Easter egg for the game, Aztech: Meet the Maya that you are taken to play when you click to see what Jose is thinking.  You can see a rough

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Today, I finished up a bonus Easter egg for the game, Aztech: Meet the Maya that you are taken to play when you click to see what Jose is thinking.  You can see a rough

The 5 Building Blocks of Success

So you want to be a successful software developer / consultant ? If you are in any kind of quantitative field you have a VAST range of options, from working at some of the largest

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So you want to be a successful software developer / consultant ? If you are in any kind of quantitative field you have a VAST range of options, from working at some of the largest