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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



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


An Exploratory Study of the Adoption of Mobile Development Platforms by Software Engineers

MobileSoft 2014 accepted our paper on the adoption of mobile development platforms.

Preprint here!

Authors: Müller Miranda, Renato Pina, Cleidson De Souza, Fernando Figueira Filho, Leif Singer… 123 more words

Empirical Studies

Software Engineering at the Speed of Light: How Developers Stay Current Using Twitter

Our study on how developers use Twitter got accepted at ICSE 2014!

We’ve written up a blog post that presents some of the core findings. … 158 more words


Teaching all the way through - why lessons need ‘practical elements’ too

There are many reasons why students require practical knowledge and practice rather than theory only, such as the need to build on real life careers and better understanding and absorption of the curriculum. 384 more words

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