Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pro Tips for Grad Students in Statistics/Biostatistics (Part 2)

This is the second in my series on pro tips for graduate students in statistics/biostatistics. For more tips, see part 1.¬† Meet with seminar speakers. When you go on the job market face recognition is priceless. I met Scott Zeger … Continue reading

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E.P.A. Casts New Soot Standard as Easily Met

E.P.A. Casts New Soot Standard as Easily Met Tweet Vote on HN

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Pro Tips for Grad Students in Statistics/Biostatistics (Part 1)

I just finished teaching a Ph.D. level applied statistical methods course here at Hopkins. As part of the course, I gave one “pro-tip” a day; something I wish I had learned in graduate school that has helped me in becoming … Continue reading

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Sunday data/statistics link roundup (6/17)

Happy Father’s Day! A really interesting read on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and public policy. The examples in the boxes are fantastic. This seems to be one of the cases where the public policy folks are borrowing ideas from Biostatistics, … Continue reading

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Statisticians, ASA, and Big Data

Today I got my copy of Amstat News and eagerly opened it before I realized it was not the issue with the salary survey…. But the President’s Corner section had the following column on big data by ASA president Robert … Continue reading

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Poison gas or...air pollution?

From our Beijing bureau, we have the following message from the U.S. embassy that was recently issued to U.S. citizens in China: The Embassy has received reports from U.S. citizens living and¬†traveling in Wuhan that the air quality in the … Continue reading

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Big Data Needs May Create Thousands Of Tech Jobs

Big Data Needs May Create Thousands Of Tech Jobs Tweet Vote on HN

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Green: E.P.A. Soot Rules Expected This Week

Green: E.P.A. Soot Rules Expected This Week Tweet Vote on HN

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Chris Volinsky knows where you are

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Getting a grant...or a startup

Y Combinator is company that invests in startups and brings them to the San Francisco area to get them ready for prime time. One of the co-founders is Paul Graham, whose essays we’ve featured on this blog. The Y Combinator … Continue reading

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