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November 22, 2014

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6:33 AM | Officejet
Home office upgrade: our laser colour printer, Canon i-SENSYS LBP5050n was bought in summer 2009, more than 5 years ago. It had its fair share of driver problems, and connection problems in the home LAN. Recently the connection has mostly worked … Continue reading →
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1:43 AM | 50 shades of gray goes pie-chart
Rogier Kievit sends in this under the heading, “Worst graph of the year . . . horribly unclear . . . Even the report doesn’t have a legend!”: My reply: It’s horrible but I still think the black-and-white Stroop test remains the worst visual display of all time: What’s particularly amusing about the Stroop image […] The post 50 shades of gray goes pie-chart appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

November 21, 2014

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4:14 PM | Equipos de trabajo, control sobre la tarea y estrés laboral
El grado de control que el trabajador tiene sobre las tareas que realiza influye en su nivel de estrés, aunque las investigaciones realizadas al respecto arrojan resultados a veces inconsistentes. […]
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2:40 PM | “If you’re not using a proper, informative prior, you’re leaving money on the table.”
Well put, Rob Weiss. This is not to say that one must always use an informative prior; oftentimes it can make sense to throw away some information for reasons of convenience. But it’s good to remember that, if you do use a noninformative prior, that you’re doing less than you could. The post “If you’re not using a proper, informative prior, you’re leaving money on the table.” appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
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1:06 PM | Riina Sarkanen from FICAM awarded for a developmental vascular model
Dr. Riina Sarkanen, a scientist at the FICAM (the Finnish Centre for Alternative Methods), which is an expert centre for alternative methods for animal testing, is the recipient of the...
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