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Allen Downey
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Professor of Computer Science at Olin College
Professor of Computer Science at Olin College

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For most of my books, I provide Python modules with the functions and objects I use in the book. This makes some people mad.
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I am often asked to explain what computer science looks like at Olin College. I talked about it in a recent interview with our director of postgraduate planning. Here's what I said...
Computing at Olin Q&A
Computing at Olin Q&A
allendowney.blogspot.com
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People born in the 1990s are about 10 percentage points LESS likely to support strict gun control laws, even after controlling for everything else.
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I apply age-period-cohort analysis to changes in support for gun control.
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I respond to an Economist article that's based on incorrect data and unlikely assumptions.
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If you think young adults are the future for gun control, you might not like this article.
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Climbing out of the Valley of Unreliable Science
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Why learning to program is actually getting harder, and what we can do about it.
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The real reason for the decline in Donald Trump's quality of speech.
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