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The Wrong Approach to Breast Cancer - NYTimes.com

The most comprehensive study yet, published earlier this month in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, showed virtually no survival benefit from the procedure — … 163 more words


A TimeformUS Speed Figure Update with Haskell implications

In keeping with our policy of always trying to give our customers the most accurate data possible, we are making an adjustment to the TimeformUS Speed Figures for the Wood Memorial. 97 more words

Race Previews

Glassdoor Ratings and Stock Returns

TL;DR: Among companies in S&P 500  with at least 250 reviews on Glassdoor.com, every additional star rating (on a scale of 1-5) translated to roughly 11% increase in stock return over the past year . 742 more words

Data Analysis

Exploring the Initial Pull: Technique

In this Exploration post, we’ll look at some of the variations in technique between lifters that we’ve seen. We’ll sidestep any discussion on ranking techniques as better or worse, but we will look at the technique of two lifters who we have been impressed with: A and S.  267 more words

Data Mining - Definition, Techniques and Challenges

The concept of data analysis has always existed. The evolution of this analysis has progressed as follows:

Association Rule Discovery

How to Become a Strong Data Analyst - 5 Core Skills

When I was first deciding what classes to take in college, I had never envisioned myself to be a data guy.  I really liked engineering and process improvement, but the thought of being labelled as an “analyst” seemed like a very uncool career choice.   874 more words

Analysis - General

Bombardment vs. Death Toll

Source: New York Times’s “Toll Israel Gaza Conflict

Another visual which makes it easy to see the ratio between # of air strikes by the Israelis vs. 107 more words

2014 Israel Hamas Conflict