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  1. Did volcanic eruptions turn Venus into a hothouse? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  2. Will Omicron Leave Most of Us Immune? (www.theatlantic.com)
  3. TWiV 855: T time with Alessandro Sette (www.microbe.tv)
  4. More on p-values etc etc etc (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  5. Could voting restrictions be increasing election fraud? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  6. Families Are Going Rogue With Rapid Tests (www.theatlantic.com)
  7. COVID Parenting Has Passed the Point of Absurdity (www.theatlantic.com)
  8. About that A/C repairman story . . . (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  9. It’s a Terrible Idea to Deny Medical Care to Unvaccinated People (www.theatlantic.com)
  10. What America Lost by Delaying the Vaccine Rollout (www.theatlantic.com)
  11. Whitehead, no Russell. Chicken, no chaser. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  12. Not-so-obviously heuristic-proof reforms to statistical communication (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  13. Djokovic, data sleuthing, and the Case of the Incoherent Covid Test Records (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  14. More on the oldest famous person (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  15. “Deep Maps model of the labor force: The impact of the current employment crisis on places and people” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  16. Jobs using statistical modeling (including Stan) in biotech! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  17. TWiV 854: Omicron is evasive (www.microbe.tv)
  18. What went wrong in the labeling of those cool graphs of y(t) vs. y'(t)? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  19. The oldest famous person (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  20. TWiV 853: COVID-19 clinical update #97 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  21. Disbelief is not an option. You have no choice but to accept that the major conclusions of these studies are true. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  22. Omicron Is Making America’s Bad Jobs Even Worse (www.theatlantic.com)
  23. The Worst of the Omicron Wave Could Still Be Coming (www.theatlantic.com)
  24. A chatbot challenge for Blaise Agüera y Arcas and Gary Smith (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  25. An Anti-overdose Drug Is Getting Stronger. Maybe That’s a Bad Thing? (www.theatlantic.com)
  26. The fairy tale of the mysteries of mixtures (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  27. Postdoc, research fellow, and doctoral student positions in ML / AI / Bayes in Finland (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  28. “Chatbots: Still Dumb After All These Years” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  29. TWiV 852: Tree man syndrome (www.microbe.tv)
  30. Calling Omicron ‘Mild’ Is Wishful Thinking (www.theatlantic.com)
  31. “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Responsible Machine Learning” and “Statistical Analysis Illustrated” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  32. COVID-Hospitalization Numbers Are as Bad as They Look (www.theatlantic.com)
  33. This is a great graph: Plotting y(t) vs y'(t), tracing over time with a dot for each year (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  34. A new kind of spam (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  35. Should Teen Boys Get Boosted? (www.theatlantic.com)
  36. Why do we prefer familiarity in music and surprise in stories? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  37. Omicron Is Forcing Us to Rethink Mild COVID (www.theatlantic.com)
  38. The real problem of that nudge meta-analysis is not that it includes 12 papers by noted fraudsters; it’s the GIGO of it all (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  39. TWiV 851: Questions are tricky (www.microbe.tv)
  40. Object of the class Jacques Cousteau (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  41. My new article, “Failure and success in political polling and election forecasting” . . . and the tangled yet uninteresting story of how it came to be (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  42. COVID Isolation Is a Lot Like … Muffin Baking (www.theatlantic.com)
  43. TWiV 850: COVID-19 clinical update #96 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  44. Institute for Replication, and the usual concerns (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  45. You Can’t Simply Decide to Be a Different Person (www.theatlantic.com)
  46. TWiV 849: Arc of the epitope (www.microbe.tv)
  47. PNAS GIGO QRP WTF: This meta-analysis of nudge experiments is approaching the platonic ideal of junk science (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  48. Hospitals Are in Serious Trouble (www.theatlantic.com)
  49. America’s COVID Rules Are a Dumpster Fire (www.theatlantic.com)
  50. Shreddergate! And an idea for a Museum of Scholarly Misconduct. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  51. Do Your Genes Know What’s Making You Sick? (www.theatlantic.com)
  52. Never Too Early To Talk About Missing Data (elevanth.org)
  53. What I learned from teaching online (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  54. Should I Just Get Omicron Over With? (www.theatlantic.com)
  55. Theranos built a unicorn, and we just built a better horse. You can get more money for a unicorn, even though—or especially because—unicorns don’t exist. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  56. Zoom colloquium’s song (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  57. What works in a talk? What doesn’t work? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  58. I’m unhappy to report that I anticipated the future. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  59. Stop Wasting COVID Tests, People (www.theatlantic.com)
  60. The gullibility connection: How do the “Joe Rogans” in the media decide where to be skeptical and where to be credulous? Remember the The Chestertonian Principle. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  61. “I don’t want ‘crowd peer review’ or whatever you want to call it,” he said. “It’s just too burdensome and I’d rather have a more formal peer review process.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  62. TWiV 847: On Dasher, on Dancer, on Corona and Lassa (www.microbe.tv)
  63. If only we could save organized science from itself. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  64. Most controversial posts of 2021 (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  65. TWiV 848: COVID-19 clinical update #95 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  66. Published in 2021 (and to be published in 2022) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  67. A new approach to scientific publishing and reviewing based on distributed research contracts? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  68. Stop talking about “statistical significance and practical significance” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  69. Our Relationship With COVID Vaccines Is Just Getting Started (www.theatlantic.com)
  70. A Very Radical, Very Delicious Take on Risk Management (www.theatlantic.com)
  71. “The most discriminatory federal judges” update (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  72. The hot hand and the nudgelords (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  73. Is “choosing your favorite” an optimization problem? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  74. A problem with that implicit-racism thing (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  75. My problems with Superior (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  76. “Unrepresentative big surveys significantly overestimated US vaccine uptake,” and the problem of generalizing from sample to population (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  77. Omicron Is Pushing America Into Soft Lockdown (www.theatlantic.com)
  78. TWiV 846: Beta was stirring, and now in a mouse (www.microbe.tv)
  79. Patterns on the complex floor: A fun little example of simulation-based experimentation in mathematics (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  80. TWiV 845: COVID-19 clinical update #94 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  81. The odd overlap of political left and right that’s associated with much of “neoliberal” social science (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  82. Omicron Is Our Past Pandemic Mistakes on Fast-Forward (www.theatlantic.com)
  83. The Things I Would Never Do (www.theatlantic.com)
  84. James Loewen (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  85. The Great Shoplifting Freak-Out (www.theatlantic.com)
  86. What should we expect in comparing human causal inference to Bayesian models? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  87. What color is your parachute bike car? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  88. Immune 51: Teenage NINJA mice with Nikhil Joshi (www.microbe.tv)
  89. TWiV 844: Paul Offit on children, COVID, and boosters (www.microbe.tv)
  90. TWiV 843: COVID-19 clinical update #93 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  91. TWiV 842: The clot thickens (www.microbe.tv)
  92. TWiV 841: Unmasking immunity (www.microbe.tv)
  93. TWiV 840: COVID-19 clinical update #92 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  94. TWiV 839: The long and the short of it: get vaccinated (www.microbe.tv)
  95. TWiV 838: The magic virus bus (www.microbe.tv)
  96. TWiV 837: COVID-19 clinical update #91 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  97. TWiV 836: OMG, Omicron! (www.microbe.tv)
  98. TWiV 835: Giving thanks for antibodies (www.microbe.tv)
  99. TWiV 834: COVID-19 clinical update #90 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  100. TWiV 833: Grand theft kinesin (www.microbe.tv)