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How does statistical analysis differ when analyzing the entire population rather than a sample? - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
Daljit Dhadwal writes: On the Ask Metafilter site, someone asked the following: How does statistical analysis differ when analyzing the entire population rather than a sample? I need to do some statistical analysis on legal cases. I happen to have the entire population rather than a sample. I’m basically interested in the relationship between case …
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Statistical analysis on a dataset that consists of a population | StatsBlogs.com | All About Statistics
(This article was originally published at Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)
This is an oldie but a…
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Progressive enhancement is still important - JakeArchibald.com
About 5 years ago it felt like the progressive enhancement battle had been won, but after watching the reactions to Nicholas Zakas’ “Enough with the JavaScript…
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13 hours ago
The Invented History of 'The Factory Model of Education'
“What do I mean when I talk about transformational productivity reforms that can also boost student outcomes? Our K–12 system largely still adheres to the…
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14 hours ago
Joe Oliver's "Granddaughter" Line | At Issue - YouTube
VIDEO: How damaging were Joe Oliver's TFSA comments? The At Issue panel weighs in.
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ferd.ca -> Awk in 20 Minutes
Awk is a tiny programming language and a command line tool. It’s particularly appropriate for log parsing on servers, mostly because Awk will operate on files,…
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2 days ago
Competing in a data science contest without reading the data
Machine learning competitions have become an extremely popular format for solving prediction and classification problems of all sorts. The most famous example…
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2 days ago
Unmanned 'Killer Robots': A New Weapon in the US Navy's Future Arsenal?
This week, U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced that he will streamline the navy’s efforts to keep up with advances in unmanned technology by appointing a…
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6 days ago
A New ‘Wrinkle in Time’ - WSJ
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Science Fiction's White Boys' Club Strikes Back
Science fiction often achieves the remarkable feat of being both futuristic and reactionary at the same time. The history of the genre is replete with writers…
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7 days ago
The Incomparable Star Wars - Google Sheets
The answer is 1.44 times more incomparable about star wars than star wars itself:
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7 days ago
Some comments on the Hugos and other SF awards | The official home page of author Eric Flint
This as will become obvious was written by Eric Flint. I just posted it here.
I’ve been doing my best to stay away from the current ruckus over the Hugo Awards,…
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7 days ago
Wizardry
✨ Wizardry is like magic! 🎩 Text it all your heart’s desires!
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8 days ago
Software Carpentry: Quality Is Free - Getting There Isn't
Worried about the rising tide of retractions, Nature Biotechnology recently announced that, "Its peer reviewers will now be asked to assess the availability of…
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8 days ago
A Mature Role for Automation: Part I
(Part 1 of 2 posts) I’ve been percolating on this post for a long time. Thanks very much to Mark Burgess for reviewing early drafts of it. One of the ideas that…
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8 days ago
Provincially led climate policy: Rethinking the conventional wisdom
Provincially led climate policy: Rethinking the conventional wisdom Ontario’s announcement that it will adopt a cap and trade policy to reduce greenhouse gas…
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8 days ago
Education shouldn't be a zero-sum game
Are we pushing too many young people to go to university? A new paper by Ken Coates argues that a preoccupation with universities and a tendency to overlook the…
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8 days ago
Tammy Schirle
Friday at Gender Wage Gap Workshop in Guelph, will offer some stats on provincial gaps. Slides and more info here
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9 days ago
The Big Split™
Some notes about The Big Split happening right now in IPython/Jupyter:
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10 days ago
Economic consequences of gender identity | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal
Economic consequences of gender identity
Marianne Bertrand, Emir Kamenica, Jessica Pan 13 April 2015
The reduction in the gender gap in labour market outcomes…
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10 days ago
Furious Seven & Technocratic Vulgarity
If like me, you’re a Mage: the Ascension fan who likes playing with more Technocratic ideas and modes of play over Traditional ones, you see that technomagic is…
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10 days ago
Freeping the Hugo Awards
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Today I mostly read mysteries for the Monday Murder Mystery series, and sadly my sci-fi reading is limited to cross-genre novels like John…
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10 days ago
Trey Causey - Getting Started in Data Science
There’s no denying that ‘data scientist’ is a hot job title to have right now, and for good reason. It’s a tremendously fun and challenging field to be in, and…
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10 days ago
A possible compromise on the census? - Macleans.ca
I would prefer the mandatory long form census be restored. But if not that, this "medium-form" census is improvement.
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11 days ago
Clinton Dreisbach - PyCon 2015
PyCon 2015 was an incredible experience. This was my first PyCon, and I was amazed at the welcoming community and the level of quality. At most conferences, the…
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11 days ago
Losing your Loops Fast Numerical Computing with NumPy - YouTube
"Losing Your Loops: Fast Numerical Computing with NumPy"
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3quarksdaily: STEM Education Promotes Critical Thinking and Creativity: A Response to Fareed Zakaria
by Jalees Rehman
All obsessions can be dangerous. When I read the title “Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous” of Fareed Zakaria’s article…
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14 days ago
Power to the People: Revolution 60, Ten Months Later
by Andrew Weissman · April 10, 2015 We’re ten months in on Giant Spacekat’s first title Revolution 60, and I just recently decided on its place in my heart. I…
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14 days ago
Russia just made a ton of Internet memes illegal
In post-Soviet Russia, you don’t make memes. Memes make (or unmake?) you.
That is, at least, the only conclusion we can draw from an announcement made this week…
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14 days ago
Kurt Vonnegut on the Secret of Happiness: An Homage to Joseph Heller’s Wisdom | Brain Pickings
We lost Vonnegut 8 years ago today – remember his wisdom on the simple secret of happiness
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14 days ago
Let’s Build A Web Server. Part 2.
Remember, in Part 1 I asked you a question: “How do you run a Django application, Flask application, and Pyramid application under your freshly minted Web…
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14 days ago
Docker Misconceptions
Docker has hit the systems scene with great fanfare. It’s a very exciting advancement for systems, but there are some key misunderstandings around it.
My…
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14 days ago
The Why and How of Ansible and Docker - The Changelog
This is a guest post by Gerhard Lazu, a Rubyist with a strong devops background. It originally appeared here on The Changelog #.
There is a lot of interest from…
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14 days ago
Hijacking the Hugo Awards Won't Stifle Diversity in Science Fiction
The prizes have been targeted by voting blocks opposed to progressive efforts to recognize more women and writers of color. But trying to undo change in an…
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15 days ago
The Enabling Society
Summary Amid growing concerns over the potential impact of population aging, ongoing globalization and rising income inequality, Canadian thinkers and policy…
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15 days ago
Pathways to Education academic program expands nationally after success in Toronto’s Regent Park
Courtesy Pathways to Education A student enrolled in the Pathways to Education program working with their tutor. The federal government has committed $24…
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15 days ago
Head of Canadian broadcast giant Bell Media quits, caught tampering with news coverage | Poynter.
News → MediaWire Bell Media, Canada’s largest communication and broadcasting company, announced Thursday that its president Kevin Crull will step down,…
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15 days ago
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