Ideas

Learning about social networks through an interactive presentation

During this week’s journal club meeting Hilary Parker (homepage, blog) led the session on “Identifying influential and susceptible members of social networks”. Were there some speakers or why did she “lead the session”?

P-values and Statistics phylosophy

I’m in the process of catching up with all the posts from SimplyStatistics that I didn’t read during the break. Doing so I found a very interesting post on p-values (more below)

Simply Statistics: Why statisticians should join and launch startups

Simply Statistics: Why statisticians should join and launch startupsI really like this post in SimplyStatistics by leekgroup. The topic is worth considering, but what got me hooked was the list of links to startups, which were all new to me.