Comments on Learning Statistics with R

So I found a textbook for learning both elementary statistics much of which i knew but hadnt read a textbook about, and for learning R. http://health.adelaide.edu.au/psychology/ccs/teaching/lsr/ book is free legally https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18142866-learning-statistics-with-r Numbers refer to the page number in the book. The book is in an early version (“0.4”) so many of these are small errors…

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Review: Is there anything good about men? (Roy F. Baumeister)

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8765372-is-there-anything-good-about-men http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=B21C5698CE12510CDEDBE940259BDF6F If you read the original essay, there is not much to recommend about the book. It taught me very little, has no data tables, no plots, no figures. Numbers are only mentioned in the text and sources are only given in the back of the book. There were a few interesting works mentioned,…

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Review: Understanding human history (Michael H. Hart)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1737823.Understanding_Human_History http://gen.lib.rus.ec/search.php?req=Understanding+Human+History&open=0&view=simple&column=def I think Elijah mentioned this book somewhere. I can’t find where. The basic idea of the book is to write a history book that does take known population differences into account. Normal history books don’t do that. Generally, the chapters are only very broad sketches of some period or pattern. Much of it…

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Pun #4923

If a person is waiting to be treated at a hospital and he complains about waiting too long… is he being impatient? – [14:40:05] Emil – Deleet: is it funny to talk about a sex division of labor? [14:40:39] Emil – Deleet: meaning #1: Effort expended on a particular task; toil, work. meaning #2: The…

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So i tried linux again

Usually every few years i try linux just to see how it has improved since last time i tried it. So far i have not migrated permanently to linux on my desktop. Simply, windows (7) is better for my purposes. Whenever i try linux, i picked the most popular distro. This time it was Mint….

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Comment on CPGGrey’s new video on the future of automatization

Posted on reddit.   This is your best film yet, and that says something. For automatization for clinical decisions, it has been known for decades that simple algorithms are better than humans. This has so far not been put to much practice, but it will eventually. See review article: Grove, W. M., Zald, D. H.,…

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