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Jessica Hartnett
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New: Understanding relative and absolute risk/base rate fallacy using an age old Star Trek joke.

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Trendacosta's Mathematician Boldly Claims That Redshirts Don't Actually Die the Most on Star Trek
http://gazomg.deviantart.com/art/Star-Trek-Redshirt-6-The-Walking-Dead-483111105 io9 recaps a talk given by mathematician  James Grime . He addressed the long running Star Trek joke that the first people to die are the Red Shirts. Using resources that detai...

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New: Pew Research premiers a new video series: Methods 101

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Pew Research Center's Methods 101 Video Series
Pew Research Center  is an excellent source for data to use in statistics and research methods classes. I have blogged about them before (look  under the Label pew-pew! ) and I'm excited to share that Pew is starting up a series of videos dedicated to resea...

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NEW: Using archival Spotify data to track the popularity of songs over time.

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Daniel's "Most timeless songs of all time"
This article, written by Matt Daniels,  allows you to play around with a whole bunch of Spotify user data in order to generate visualizations of song popularity over time. And Poly-graph created a whole bunch of fun, interactive visualizations you can play ...

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I found this video at the Student Problems Page on Facebook . I don't know who to attribute it to, but it was probably a smart, sarcastic Intro Stats student.

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New: Interactive data series from NYTs shows us how data can be used to tell a story.

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NYT's "You Draw It" series
As I've discussed in this space before, I think that it is just as important to show our students how to use statistics in real life as it is to show our students how to conduct an ANOVA. The "You Draw It" series from the New York Times provides an interact...
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