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"Hot Hand" Fallacy With A (Potential) Monte Carlo Twist

The Empirical Legal Studies blog posts a link to Joshua Miller (Bocconi Univ.) and Adam Sanjurjo (Univ. de Alicante), in which they suggest that a form of selection bias contributes to an underestimation of the true probability of an outcome when conditioned on a prior (and similar) outcome.

Legal Theory

Class, Monday, 9/28

Gender, Sexuality, and Gaming

Small Groups: What characteristics that Potts identifies appear in the selection above?

Large Group: In what ways does YouTube, more broadly speaking, challenge queer discourses and in what ways does it uphold heteronormative/homophobic/transphobic speech? 30 more words

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The preferences that people use in making economic decisions are not solely “economic” comparisons and are not limited to levels on a scale consisting of the same categories.  59 more words

Ethics

Non-genetic inheritance, changing environments and adaptation

In the last two decades climate change emerged as a momentous threat to ecosystems and species, calling for — politics aside — a greater interest in the adaptation abilities of the world’s creatures.

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Earth

Software Visualization Highlights at ICPC and ICSE 2013

Last week, the software engineering community met in San Francisco for ICSE 2013 to discuss recent advances in the field. Co-located to this big event, … 1,302 more words

Software Visualization