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Coronavirus: upward trajectory or flattened curve?

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Machine learning — puzzling ‘big data’ nonsense

Home > Uncategorized > Machine learning — puzzling ‘big data’ nonsense Machine learning — puzzling ‘big data’ nonsense from Lars Syll If we wanted highly probable claims, scientists would stick to​​ low-level observables and not seek generalizations,…

Prepare for the coronavirus global recession

Home > Uncategorized > Prepare for the coronavirus global recession Prepare for the coronavirus global recession from Larry Elliot in The Guardian Travel bans. Sporting events cancelled. Mass gatherings prohibited. Stock markets in freefall. Deserted shopping malls.…

Statistical models for causation — a critical review

Home > Uncategorized > Statistical models for causation — a critical review Statistical models for causation — a critical review from Lars Syll Causal inferences can be drawn from nonexperimental data. However, no mechanical rules can be…

The Weekend Quiz – March 14-15, 2020 –…

Here are the answers with discussion for this Weekend’s Quiz. The information provided should help you work out why you missed a question or three! If you haven’t already done the Quiz from yesterday then…