Archive for November, 2008
Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Fun Stuff, Sport | 2 Comments »
Data on world athletics records are interesting for what they reveal about the limits of human physiology as well as the history of professionalism and training methods in sport. The ... Read more..
Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Profession, Public Interest | 2 Comments »
It seems that blogs are replacing email lists as places to hold opinionated discussions about Statistics and many other fields. (Earlier email lists themselves were in a tussle with Usenet ... Read more..
Friday, November 14th, 2008 Posted in Profession, Public Interest | 9 Comments »
The GRE is a fairly well accepted (or at least widely used) test of verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills. Which type of doctoral students do you ... Read more..
Friday, November 7th, 2008 Posted in Graphics, Politics, Public Interest | 12 Comments »
The graph below was provided by recent Nobel laureate Paul Krugman. It shows a geographic map of the swing from 2004 to 2008. Read more..