The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don't like Obamacare. In particular, they really don't like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, people who don't like a law petition the government to change...
We've found the song of the summer. Well, maybe.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that certain for-profit companies are not required to provide birth control coverage for their employees if it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Justice ...
“'Big data' has arrived, but big insights have not. The challenge now is to solve new problems and gain new answers – without making the same old statistical mistakes on a grander scale than ever."
This article reminds me how much I agree with Arthur Benjamin that statistics should be taught to all students, with higher priority than calculus--statistics will be more useful in life for the average student than most other high school math, by a very statistically significant amount.
Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of the world’s top scientific journals, Nature. Without needing the results of a single medical check-up, they were nevertheless able to track the spread of
From the creator of Mathematica & Wolfram|Alpha has announced he will release the Wolfram Language, the underlying programming language powering those 2 pieces of software .. beginners & experts can use it to to quickly create programs via this "knowledge-based programming language" .. seems very cool!