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I don’t know how to use it and I don’t know if it works yet, but I’m watching the demos grow:

I think I want some

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Uncertainty quantification by clinicians

I continue to be drawn to articles in JAMA Oncology about how we wrestle with uncertain information in life-and-death decision making:

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Book’s got a cover!

An Integrative Metaregression Framework for Descriptive Epidemiology –


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Unhide a toolbar in MPLD3

Did you ever want to know how to unhide the toolbar in MPLD3? Here is how:

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Data Science Seminars

These seminars that eScience and company are putting on are great. I have to go to the IHME seminars scheduled at competing time once in a while, so someone else attend at tell me about this one:

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Stephen Few on Missing Values

A new edition of the Visual Business Intelligence Newsletter crossed my inbox recently, on how to display timeseries with missing and incomplete values:

Good, simple ideas are our most precious intellectual commodity.

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Paternity Leave

An email I sent recently:

NYTimes ran an interesting article on paternity leave just as I was returning from my unpaid time off spent with my baby. It doesn’t say anything specific about university professors, but may be of interest to others on this list anyway:

For a shorter and more personal version of this material, see a Facebook VP’s version here:


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