con’founding, adj.That which confounds; destroying, confusing, perplexing, amazing, etc.: see the verb.
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Lucy Mangan in the Guardian: The UK Census – it’s just a big box of tricks. This is my favourite part: “How many of these rooms are bedrooms? Include all rooms built or converted for use as bedrooms even if they … Continue reading
Davies’ Law: “As a discussion about scientific rigour continues, the probability of someone mentioning Andrew Wakefield’s MMR study approaches 1”. A friend of a friend (I love Facebook right now) proposed this today as a variation on Godwin’s Law. Godwin’s … Continue reading
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
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