Friday, February 28, 2014

Friday Links - Feb 27, 2014

Math is still hard - Warning: a curse word is used, if that kind of thing bothers you.

Model a continuous transformation of a discrete variable and Andrew Gelman's "favorite blog that nobody reads."

The ethics of data science and why some of us still prefer the term statistician. (Though I don't think there's a one-to-one mapping between the labels as previously discussed.)

Six types of Twitter conversations

Seven types of big data

"Statistics are the poetry of science." - An award for statistics

Strata 2014: focused on hardware at the expense of the analytics?

** Edit 3/3/2014 **
It was brought to my attention that Feb. 27, as this post is dated, is actually a Thursday. I did something similar last week too. Whoops. Well, if Max Tegmark is right, time is really just a variable in the gigantic mathematical object that is existence and our perception that time flows is an illusion. So, I guess this post always was and always will be... (Or maybe I'm reading too much pop-physics)

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