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Golden State vs Vegas

I love the Golden State Warriors. Steph Curry should be the MVP this year and they are the best team in the NBA. Their defense is impeccable and their offense is the thing of legends. 258 more words

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Nate Silver advises Vox.com to 'stop stealing people's charts' all the time; Vox claims 'carelessness'

Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, minced no words this afternoon when he suggested that chart-heavy Vox.com “stop stealing people’s charts,” including his. That’s quite an allegation. 710 more words


Southern Comfort

When we first moved to Virginia, I heard about a police shooting in our community from the EMT who responded to the scene. The black person who was shot in the back, made the unfortunate choice to try and rob a house and then kill the K9 dog who was tracking him. 319 more words

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Graphing in R

Written for a beginner by a beginner.

What is R?

My previous post was the first time that I have produced visuals for a post using… 1,365 more words

I've been skimming 538

And everyone there is very smart and they deserve more attention than I’m giving them. And I’m trying to keep from making this into a post about blogging but all of this is very hard. 1,303 more words


Republican Electoral Victory and the Necessity of Voter Suppression

There are a number of reasons as to why the Democratic Party lost control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections, most of them structural. 1,425 more words

The 50 best nonfiction books from the past 20 years

The world of nonfiction is as vast as it is varied. Combining hard-hitting journalism with pioneering works of academia, while also leaving room for deeply personal memoirs and rich histories, this list is great for those seeking a new books to read for the upcoming spring and summer. 3,504 more words