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"I’d love to lock up everyone in political power and not let them out until they’ve read “How Not to be Wrong.” " says Jared Bernstein in today's Washington Post.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/12/16/a-disgruntled-note-from-factville-and-a-holiday-book-recommendation/

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Kindle version (and other e-pub versions) of How Not To Be Wrong on sale for just 2 pounds!  (Apparently this doesn't work for people in the USA, sorry....)  http://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Not-Wrong-Hidden-Everyday-ebook/dp/B00K8J3VC2/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_img_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0AE2NCTW31ZMFT71SSXB

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I'm in today's New York Times, writing about the Common Core math standards, and why so many states are pretending to get rid of them.  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/16/opinion/meet-the-new-common-core.html

How Not To Be Wrong is out in paperback today!  http://www.amazon.com/How-Not-Be-Wrong-Mathematical/dp/0143127535/

The Einstein of our times works at Trader Joe's and invented peanut butter and jelly yogurt.

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I have a piece in Nautilus about the abelian sandpile, self-organized criticality, etc. Lots of pretty pictures (thanks to Wes Pegden at CMU.) http://nautil.us/…/23/domin…/the-amazing-autotuning-sandpile

What would happen if you tried to hit a major league fastball with a tennis racket? Would the ball rip through the strings? Or would you actually be able to hit the ball back with distance? Would you hurt yourself? 

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UW faculty members wrote pieces in the Wisconsin State Journal this week, trying to give a sense of the research we do and why it matters.  Here's mine.  http://host.madison.com/discovery/new-math-needed-to-explore-new-networks/article_53b3a64a-b675-5a75-9fce-7d9333d806cf.html

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I have a New York Times piece this week on logistic regression and NCAA basketball tournament predictions.  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/22/opinion/sunday/making-march-madness-easy.html

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