Category Archives: Other blogs

Reviewing peer review

Having never thought about peer review in much detail, I came across two independent articles on the subject today.  The first came courtesy of my friend Gill Norman who used it as light lunchtime reading before posting it on Facebook to … Continue reading

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Data visualistion – a quick lesson

Have a look at this.  What do you think it is?  Go on, take a guess. Keep thinking while I write about why it’s relevant…  I went to a seminar last week on data visualisation given by a very clever visual … Continue reading

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Will this tempt me to use R…?

Probably not.  But it’s sweet, nevertheless.  Matt Blackwell from the Harvard Social Science Statistics blog has created a Crayola vector to allow you to create graphics in R with all the colours in the Crayola rainbow.  So if you ever … Continue reading

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Great post from the Harvard blog

Matt Blackwell at the Harvard Social Science Statistics Blog draws attention (in a most amusing way) to this interesting NY Times article.  Worth a read.  Basically, a professor with “a great sense of humour” (Daryl J. Bem) claims to have demonstrated … Continue reading

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