I believe biostatisticians use it, especially with small data sets, in the context of clinical trials, especially when using dummy variables (e.g. 0/1 for gender.) I am wondering how decision trees…Continue
Maybe this seems like science fiction, but I was wondering if some companies are developing robots that are so small, that they are about the size of a virus. You could imagine a swarm of robotic…Continue
Weather predictions are notoriously difficult for the Seattle area. I have seen many instances in which snow was predicted (say 1 to 3 inches) while the actual amount was much smaller. I assume that…Continue
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Guest blog by Stephan Loyd.
Hello everybody, this is my first post here, so forgive me if I screw it up.
Let me firstly introduce background of my work. Several years ago I landed onto a Perl job. It also involves some other languages like Python and R, but it was mainly Perl, until last year focus of my role switched and I still do some Perl but much less since then. I was a little…Continue
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Creating Info We Trust is a craft that puts the world into forms that are strong and true. It begins with maps, diagrams, and charts — but must push further than dry defaults to be truly effective. How do we attract attention? How can we offer audiences valuable experiences worth their time? How can we help people access complexity?…Continue