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  1. We Know Almost Nothing About the Omicron Variant (www.theatlantic.com)
  2. A little correlation puzzle, leading to a discussion of the connections between intuition and brute force (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  3. TWiV 834: COVID-19 clinical update #90 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  4. Postdoc positions in the Columbia statistics department (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  5. “What, are you nuts? We don’t have time in AP Stats to explain to students what stats actually means. We have to just get them to grind through the computations.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  6. TWiV 833: Grand theft kinesin (www.microbe.tv)
  7. Spufford: “Semi-bamboozled” and cookery vs. science (special Thanksgiving post) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  8. Scabies! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  9. Even Health-Care Workers With Long COVID Are Being Dismissed (www.theatlantic.com)
  10. COVID Tests Weren’t Designed for This (www.theatlantic.com)
  11. Kelloggs in the house! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  12. Everything Is a Multivitamin (www.theatlantic.com)
  13. Some unexpected insights from Dan Ariely’s Wall Street Journal’s advice column! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  14. Just another day at the sausage factory . . . It’s just funny how regression discontinuity analyses routinely produce these ridiculous graphs and the authors and journals don’t even seem to notice. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  15. TWiV 832: Heavy metal flu fighters (www.microbe.tv)
  16. Not so easy to estimate the effects of school mask requirements . . . how to think about this? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  17. Design choices and user experience in Stan and TensorFlow Probability (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  18. The connection between junk statistics and the lack of appreciation for variation (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  19. COVID Sure Looks Seasonal Now (www.theatlantic.com)
  20. TWiV 831: COVID-19 clinical update #89 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  21. Drawing Maps of Model Space with Modular Stan (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  22. Fake drug studies (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  23. The Pandemic’s Next Turn Hinges on Three Unknowns (www.theatlantic.com)
  24. TWiV 830: A culture of resistance (www.microbe.tv)
  25. Event frequencies and my dated MLB analogy (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  26. It’s so hard to compare the efficiency of MCMC samplers (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  27. Comparing bias and overfitting in learning from data across social psych and machine learning (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  28. The Double-Whammy COVID-Flu (www.theatlantic.com)
  29. An economist and his lonely belief (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  30. A forecasting error in law school admissions. Could this have been avoided? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  31. Why Health-Care Workers Are Quitting in Droves (www.theatlantic.com)
  32. The Grim Return of Outdoor Winter Dining (www.theatlantic.com)
  33. Simulation-based inference and approximate Bayesian computation in ecology and population genetics (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  34. “A mix of obvious, perhaps useful, and somewhat absurd” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  35. The Day I Got Old (www.theatlantic.com)
  36. TWiV 829: Antiviral and cytotoxically empowered for COVID-19 (www.microbe.tv)
  37. “That Viral List of Top Baby Names Is BS” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  38. TWiV 828: COVID-19 clinical update #88 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  39. TFW you can add “Internationally exhibited” to your resume (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  40. Webinar: The Current State and Evolution of Stan (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  41. The Year America’s Hair Fell Out (www.theatlantic.com)
  42. Don’t Call Me Shirley, Mr. Feynman! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  43. Immune 50: Red blood cells are immune sentinels (www.microbe.tv)
  44. Comparison of MCMC effective sample size estimators (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  45. Holland academic statistics horror story (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  46. Smoking and Covid (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  47. The One Thanksgiving Necessity America Forgot to Stock (www.theatlantic.com)
  48. Chevron, Donziger, and rationality (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  49. Getting Back to Normal Is Only Possible Until You Test Positive (www.theatlantic.com)
  50. A new idea for a science core course based entirely on computer simulation (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  51. Parents Still Have a Thanksgiving Problem (www.theatlantic.com)
  52. Nooooooooooooo (another hopeless sex ratio study) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  53. TWiV 827: A shot to save the world with Greg Zuckerman (www.microbe.tv)
  54. Lying as kicking the can down the road (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  55. TWiV 826: COVID-19 clinical update #87 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  56. Pendulum versus policy explanations of the 2021 elections (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  57. COVID-Vaccine Mandates for Kids Are Coming (www.theatlantic.com)
  58. Is There a Replication Crisis in Finance? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  59. Learn Stan, get a job doing Bayesian modeling. How cool is that?? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  60. “Fast state, slow state: what’s the matter with Connecticut?” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  61. A quick fix in science communication: Switch from the present to the past tense. Here’s an example from New Zealand: (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  62. You’re Boosted! Now What? (www.theatlantic.com)
  63. Journalists and social scientists team up to discover that Census data is not perfect (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  64. General Social Survey releases new data! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  65. Election update (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  66. How do you measure success in an academic field such as astronomy? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  67. The Pandemic Is Still Making Us Feel Terrible (www.theatlantic.com)
  68. How different are causal estimation and decision-making? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  69. What can we learn from COVID burnout? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  70. The Myth of Root Canals (www.theatlantic.com)
  71. America Has Lost the Plot on COVID (www.theatlantic.com)
  72. Approximate leave-future-out cross validation for Bayesian time series models (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  73. The Cancer Celebrities (www.theatlantic.com)
  74. TWiV 825: COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  75. “The Truants,” by William Barrett (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  76. TWiV 824: Immunogoblins in the nose and lungs (www.microbe.tv)
  77. “While critique is certainly an important part of improving scientific fields, we do not want to set a precedent or encourage submission of articles that only critique the methods used by others.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  78. A survey of oldsters. Can someone explain why they do it this way? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  79. If Silence Is the Cost of Great Ramen, So Be It (www.theatlantic.com)
  80. TWiV 823: COVID-19 clinical update #86 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  81. Bayesian approaches to differential gene expression (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  82. Replicating the literature on meritocratic promotion in China, or It’s all about ethics in social science workflow (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  83. TWiV 822: Viking variola variants (www.microbe.tv)
  84. No, it’s not a “witch hunt” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  85. Is Moderna Really Better Than Pfizer—Or Is It Just a Higher Dose? (www.theatlantic.com)
  86. Is the accuracy of Bayesian Improved Surname Geocoding bad news for privacy protection at the Census? Technically no, PR-wise probably. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  87. Five Big Questions About COVID Vaccines for Kids (www.theatlantic.com)
  88. TWiV 821: Public clonotype #1 (www.microbe.tv)
  89. How Public Health Took Part in Its Own Downfall (www.theatlantic.com)
  90. TWiV 820: COVID-19 clinical update #85 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  91. No One Will Stop You From Getting Whatever Booster You Want (www.theatlantic.com)
  92. TWiV 819: How to stall a copy machine (www.microbe.tv)
  93. TWiV 818: Thor's hammer (www.microbe.tv)
  94. TWiV 817: COVID-19 clinical update #84 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  95. TWiV 816: Long COVID and ME/CFS with David Tuller (www.microbe.tv)
  96. Immune 49: I fell in love with worms with Keke Fairfax (www.microbe.tv)
  97. TWiV 815: MIS-C with Moshe Arditi and Ivet Bahar (www.microbe.tv)
  98. TWiV 814: COVID-19 clinical update #83 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  99. TWiV 813: COVID-19 at the European Society for Clinical Virology (www.microbe.tv)
  100. TWiV 812: Bespoke capsids delivered (www.microbe.tv)
  101. TWiV 811: COVID-19 clinical update #82 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  102. TWiV 810: Opening Pandora's box (www.microbe.tv)