Tag Archives: programming

Outer Product of Character Vectors in R

What follows is like a kata to strengthen your R fundamentals. The lovely stats in the wild recently posted some hott data analysis of Olympians’ ages and sexes. Because I’m annoyingly picky about graphics, I asked for his code so I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gender Studies & Mathematics, #2

I’m totally convinced that ∃ more connections between mathematics and the humanities than the university culture I once stewed in would suggest. Probably due to personality differences, but also lack of familiarity with each other’s subject matter, I never saw … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This gallery contains 2 photos.

by @MrPrudence: The Wave is a prominent geological feature located on the Colorado Plateau near to the Utah and Arizona border. Composed of striated waves of cross-bedded sandstone, the landscape appears to have the quality of a frozen liquid, its … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why is it that the standard of proof in software development theory is “Some famous person said it’s cool and I can think of an analogy to a Malcolm Gladwell book so therefore i’m right”? Standards of proof in medicine—scurvy, limeys … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

<![CDATA[ // use this if you want to place a note under the video var noteHeight = 0; var Browser = { IeVersion: function() { var version = 999; // we assume a sane browser if (navigator.appVersion.indexOf("MSIE") != -1){ // … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

This gallery contains 9 photos.

An unabashedly narcissistic data analysis of my own tweets. The unequivocally lovely Jeff Gentry (@geoffjentry) has contributed an R package with easy-to-read documentation that works, which I’ll walk through here so that you, too, can gaze at your own face … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Category Theory for Programmers redraw pictures of ƒ(A)=B so that the morphisms look like • and the objects look like →. Hey, why not? string diagrams (process networks) are just as good as algebraic symbology associativity tensor products if switch( … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment