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Sunday data/statistics link roundup (8/12/12)

An interesting blog post about the top N reasons to do a Ph.D. in bioinformatics or computational biology. A couple of things that I find interesting and could actually be said of any program in biostatistics as well are: computing … Continue reading

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An R script for estimating future inflation via the Treasury market

One factor that is critical for any financial planning is estimating what future inflation will be. For example, if you’re saving money in an instrument that gains 3% per year, and inflation is estimated to be 4% per year, well … Continue reading

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Selling the Power of Statistics

A few weeks ago we learned that Warren Buffett is a big IBM fanĀ (a $10 billion fan, that is). Having heard that I went over to the IBM web site to see what they’re doing these days. For starters, they’re … Continue reading

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