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A Little of This, A Little of That

I’ve been out and about and busy juggling many things this month – library conferences, speaking engagements, and day-to-day work. All of it finds me neglecting my poor blog. 640 more words

Quotes That Inspire Me

Good = risk aversion. Best = messy, stupid, dedicated, mistake-ridden, depressing and fulfilling success.

Books I'd Leave My Baby Sister: 10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said

This is a highlight of books that I’ve come across which have helped me during my need of practical inspiration. Thus, they’re books that I plan on passing on to my baby sister as she grows up, despite the fact that she’s given me some of the same advice I’ve found in these books before. 133 more words

Book Review: Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, Charles Wheelan.  ISBN 978-0-393-34777-7.  New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, copyright 2013 (first published as a Norton paperback 2014). 283 more words

Book Review

مطالعات طولی

مجموعه داده‌های طولی (Longitudinal) معادل پژوهشی فراری (Ferrari) هستند.

.Charles Wheelan (2013), Naked statistics: stripping the dread from the data

HBCU Money™ Business Book Feature – Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science

“Explains our global economy in a way that is (gasp!) actually entertaining.”—Book Magazine

Finally! A book about economics that won’t put you to sleep. In fact, you won’t be able to put this bestseller down. 110 more words


A critique of “Naked Statistics” (Or, where is Rev. Bayes?)

We finally got around to reading Charles Wheelan’s 250+ page defense of frequentist methods in his 2013 book “Naked Statistics.” (Curiously, his book was published a year… 606 more words

Bayesian Reasoning