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Rockin’ it into R

Started with the R for Mac OS X FAQ, after a quick perusal of this item on Sierra and R. That document appears to argue that I should stick with Yosemite (Mac OS X 10.10). The Mac OS CRAN archive appears to only have versions for Mavericks (10.9) and…

Video, for flipping or otherwise

How to get stuff into video: some ideas, including video tutorials and examples. A bit of a mishmash; perhaps I’ll post again after I’ve done a few. [Update: skip to the bottom for a better list from an online teaching…

Crosswords and Shannon I

Of course, information theory must have much to do with crosswords! Entropy of English Also, scandal (from this security blog): Plagiarism scandal in Crosswords (Five Thirty Eight) How to Spot a Plagiarized Crossword Puzzle (Slate, Matt Gaffney)

Supply & Demand … and those axes

From about a decade ago, but this topic never loses its interest! Who invented Supply and Demand? (Mankiw’s blog) How about that Antoine Augustine Cournot! And then there’s the independent / dependent variable controversy. It’s so easy to explain while…