More interesting reading in JAMA Oncology

These oncology docs really have to think about communicating risk and the affective aspects of decision making: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2239094

Next I can read ref 1: http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/103/19/1436

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Book’s got a cover!

An Integrative Metaregression Framework for Descriptive Epidemiology – http://www.amazon.com/Integrative-Metaregression-Descriptive-Epidemiology-Publications/dp/0295991844

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Porting PyMC2 models to PyMC3

It is time for me to start doing this. Here is a StackOverflow question and answer about it, if it is time for you, too: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30798447/porting-pymc2-code-to-pymc3-hierarchical-model-for-sports-analytics/30853077#30853077

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MCMC in Python: Gaussian mixture model in PyMC3

PyMC3 is really coming along. I tried it out on a Gaussian mixture model that was the subject of some discussion on GitHub: https://github.com/pymc-devs/pymc3/issues/443#issuecomment-109813012 http://nbviewer.ipython.org/gist/aflaxman/64f22d07256f67396d3a

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Earth Engine in IPython Notebook

This is cool: http://nbviewer.ipython.org/github/tylere/g4g14-ee-python-api/tree/master/

g-ee-in-ipy-nb

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IDV in Python: Interactive Legend in MPLD3

We got a nice pull request for mpld3 recently, interactive legends. Another chance for me to use my new GIF animation recorder: https://github.com/jakevdp/mpld3/pull/299#issuecomment-110434953

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Scratching the surface of “Psychology in Patient-Physician Communication”

This short note is interesting, but I think there is a lot more to be said (and to learn) on the matter of health communication: http://oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2294967

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