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I finally found a Census article that made me laugh

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

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Davies’ Law

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

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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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