Category Archives: Research

Bayesian Multi-predictor Regression – Valet2018

[Continuing my exploration of the Swedish election results, but I thought this might be of interest also for those of you not very interested in the Swedish elections, simply because the potential MatStat’s  insights – thus, the text is in … Continue reading

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Lies,damn lies, statistics,predictions – the world is more random than you might think…

For a number of years ago, John Ionnidis published a paper claiming to prove that most research papers are in fact wrong.  That is, the findings of many/most research papers can actually not be reproduced by other, independent teams. According … Continue reading

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What is life ? Probably caused by randomness, energy transfer and the second law of thermodynamics.

I just managed finishing Dan Brown’s latest novel, “Origin”. It’s hard for me to read Dan Brown, since IMO he writes the same book over and over again, albeit in slightly different settings. And his stereotypical main protagonists are to … Continue reading

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Dr. David Ferruci, the father of Watson, left IBM

Dr. David Ferruci, the lead of Watson development, has left IBM to join a hedge fund, to apply artificial intelligence to macroeconomic modeling. I particularly like the below comment by Dr. Ferruci, re. the current “Big Data” buzz: “But in … Continue reading

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Very cool technology to deal with stress

Take a look at what these very creative and innovative guys at BioBeats are doing: visualizing and “audiolizing” the stress level in your body! Available for free in appStore… [ thanks to The Prof for the pointer! ]

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The world of Hans Rosling

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High IQ is about ability to filter out noise from the signal

Brand new research by Dr. Duje Tadin, of University of Rochester, has found a remarkable correlation between intelligence – as least of the type that can be measured by traditional IQ tests – and the ability to filter out noise … Continue reading

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