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A grand experiment in science funding

Among all the young scientists I know, I think Ethan Perlstein is one of the most innovative in the way he has adapted to the internet era. His website is incredibly unique among academic websites, he is all over the social … Continue reading

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Sunday Data/Statistics Link Roundup (10/28/12)

An important article about anti-science sentiment in the U.S. (via David S.). The politicization of scientific issues such as global warming, evolution, and healthcare (think vaccination) makes the U.S. less competitive. I think the lack of statistical literacy and training … Continue reading

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Sunday data/statistics link roundup (6/24)

We’ve got a new domain! You can still follow us on tumblr or here: http://simplystatistics.org/.  A cool article on MIT’s annual sports statistics conference (via @storeylab). I love how the guy they chose to highlight created what I would consider a … Continue reading

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Peter Thiel on Peer Review/Science

Peter Theil gives his take on science funding/peer review: My libertarian views are qualified because I do think things worked better in the 1950s and 60s, but it’s an interesting question as to what went wrong with DARPA. It’s not … Continue reading

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When should statistics papers be published in Science and Nature?

Like many statisticians, I was amped to see a statistics paper appear in Science. Given the impact that statistics has on the scientific community, it is a shame that more statistics papers don’t appear in the glossy journals like Science … Continue reading

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