Millennials are getting married later than previous generations, as I wrote about here. But the ones who get married are no more likely to divorce during the first 10 years, and after that they might be substantially less li...
Theoretically, people should not be surprised by the results of the 2016 election; several credible forecasters predicted that it would be a close race. But a lot of people were surprised anyway. In my previous article I ex...
In 2011 I wrote an article called "There is Only One Test", where I explained that all hypothesis tests are based on the same framework, which looks like this: Here are the elements of this framework: 1) Given a dataset, ...
I am a big fan of engineering education. I think studying engineering for four years is intellectually challenging, exciting, and (when it is done right) fun. An engineering education is good preparation for careers in many...
Last week I posted the Alien Blaster Problem: In preparation for an alien invasion, the Earth Defense League has been working on new missiles to shoot down space invaders. Of course, some missile designs are better than othe...
I am working on an updated version of my workshop, Bayesian Statistics Made Simple, now using Jupyter notebooks (formerly known as IPython). It's still a work in progress, but you can see a draft of my slides here: If you ...
Updated results from the CIRP Freshman Survey were published last week, which means it's time for me to update to my annual series on the increasing number of college students with no religious affiliation (the "nones"). Sinc...
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Professor of Computer Science at Olin College
I am a Professor of Computer Science at Olin College and author of Think Python, Think Stats, Think Bayes, Think Complexity, and more to come.
University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Computer Science
Needham, MA - Waterville, ME - San Diego, CA - Oakland, CA