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Slashdot Items Tagged "statistics"

Date / TimeStory
Monday March 11, 2013 @10:57AM SXSW: Nate Silver Discusses Data Bias, the Strangeness of Fame
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:26AM Taking a Hard Look At SSD Write Endurance
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @09:35AM How Do You Detect Cheating In Chess? Watch the Computer
Monday January 14, 2013 @06:04PM How do you detect cheating in Chess?
Thursday December 27, 2012 @05:35PM 'Connected' TVs Mostly Used Just Like the Unconnected Kind
Thursday December 27, 2012 @03:26PM 'Connected Televisions/TVs' Still Not Very Connected
Monday December 03, 2012 @02:31PM Global Warming Really Just a Statistical Fluke?
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @11:48PM UK To Use "Risk-Profiling Software" To Screen All Airline Passengers and Cargo
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @06:11PM UK to use "Risk-Profiling Software" to Screen all Airline Passengers and Cargo
Thursday November 08, 2012 @07:19PM All of Nate Silver's State-Level Polling Predictions Proved True
Saturday September 29, 2012 @10:55AM Statistical tools for detecting electoral fraud
Thursday September 20, 2012 @12:07AM Statisticians Predict the Odds of Another 9/11 Event
Thursday September 13, 2012 @04:54PM What Are the Odds of Another 9/11 Event?
Monday September 10, 2012 @08:09AM The Problems With Online Math Classes
Monday September 10, 2012 @01:57AM Udacity Statistics is Awful
Friday September 07, 2012 @11:34PM The Mathematics of War
Sunday July 29, 2012 @09:56PM The Increasing Role of Predictive Analysis In Police Work
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @11:28AM The Physics of the Knuckleball
Thursday June 14, 2012 @02:22AM Chords To 1300 Songs Analyzed Statistically For Patterns
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @08:28AM Russian Programmers Dominate At Google Code Jam
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @05:36AM India fails, Russia leads at Google Code Jam
Thursday June 07, 2012 @04:55PM The Art of Elections Forecasting
Thursday June 07, 2012 @04:31PM The Art of Elections Forecasting
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @11:24AM Statisticians Investigate Political Bias on Wikipedia
Monday April 16, 2012 @01:03PM Research To "Reveal the Unseen World of Cookies"
Thursday April 12, 2012 @01:55PM 1366x768 Monitors Top 1024x768 For the First Time
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @01:29PM Statcounter: 1366x768 monitors beat 1024x768 monitors for the first time
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @11:01AM Statistical Analysis Raises Civil War Dead by 20%
Friday February 24, 2012 @11:04AM NYC to Release Teacher Evaluation Data over Union Protests
Friday February 24, 2012 @04:47AM Comparing Today's Computers To 1995's
Sunday February 05, 2012 @03:28AM Are Football Coaches Mathematically Irrational?
Monday January 09, 2012 @05:06PM Your probability of dying doubles every 8 years
Thursday December 22, 2011 @09:21PM Average Web Page Approaches 1MB
Monday October 24, 2011 @03:29PM The Netherlands surpasses South Korea in broadband
Sunday July 31, 2011 @01:54PM Study Compares IQ With Browser Choice
Sunday June 26, 2011 @02:40PM Twitter As Realtime Sports Reporter
Saturday June 25, 2011 @10:25AM Twitter as realtime sports reporter
Tuesday June 07, 2011 @05:20PM Average gamer is 37 years old
Thursday May 26, 2011 @09:01AM New Google Tool To Find Trend Correlations
Thursday May 26, 2011 @06:54AM New Google Tool To Find Trend Correlations
Thursday April 07, 2011 @05:48PM Is Climate Science Mathematically Correct?
Sunday March 20, 2011 @12:48PM Citation Map Shows Top Science Cities
Sunday March 20, 2011 @10:24AM Citation map shows top science cities
Friday February 04, 2011 @04:51PM From movie recommendations to life and death
Wednesday January 26, 2011 @08:35PM Self-Control In Kids Predicts Future Success
Wednesday December 29, 2010 @01:44PM Cheaters Exposed Analyzing Statistical Anomalies
Saturday November 06, 2010 @08:29AM Americans Less Healthy, But Outlive Brits
Friday October 15, 2010 @10:29AM Average teen sends 3,339 texts per month
Monday September 20, 2010 @03:09AM Does Online Shopping Actually Increase Pollution?
Wednesday September 15, 2010 @05:25PM 72% of US Adults Support Violent-Game Ban For Minors
Sunday September 05, 2010 @12:20PM UN Tech Group Finds Most Expensive Broadband
Sunday September 05, 2010 @02:32AM UN Tech Group Finds Most Expensive Broadband
Thursday August 19, 2010 @04:37PM How Statistics Can Foul the Meaning of DNA Evidence
Friday August 06, 2010 @04:55PM Microsoft losing big to Apple in the campus OS war
Monday July 19, 2010 @03:41PM R In a Nutshell
Saturday July 10, 2010 @07:32AM Dell Says 90% of Recorded Business Data Is Never Read
Thursday July 08, 2010 @07:34PM Study of homework copying in MIT
Thursday June 17, 2010 @07:10PM Ranking Soccer Players By Following the Bouncing Ball
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @03:24PM Global "Last Mile" Performance Stats Going Public
Wednesday April 14, 2010 @03:02PM A Crowdsourcing Project To Make Predictions More Precise
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @10:30PM A Project to Make Predictions More Precise
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @05:36PM FCC Relying On Faulty ISP Performance Data
Thursday March 18, 2010 @02:23AM Science and the Shortcomings of Statistics
Wednesday March 17, 2010 @06:45PM Scientist are having a hard time with statistics
Wednesday March 17, 2010 @01:23PM Facebook Attracting More Visitors Than Google.com
Saturday February 27, 2010 @09:22PM Study: Ages of social network users.
Friday January 22, 2010 @04:10PM Data Mining Competition To Improve Drug Safety
Thursday January 21, 2010 @01:50PM Statistics find the best picture on dating sites
Sunday January 17, 2010 @08:03AM Sandy, Utah Tops US Cities For Broadband Speed
Saturday January 16, 2010 @11:30AM How To Misuse Statistics
Friday January 15, 2010 @11:54AM Voting Democrat Causes Cancer
Wednesday November 11, 2009 @03:41PM Firefox Most Vulnerable Browser, Safari Close
Tuesday October 13, 2009 @02:01AM BSA Says 41% of Software On Personal Computers Is Pirated
Saturday September 26, 2009 @03:50PM A New Explanation For the Plight of Winter Babies
Monday September 21, 2009 @07:12PM BellKor Wins Netflix $1 Million By 20 Minutes
Friday September 04, 2009 @09:02PM How 136 People Became 7 Million Illegal File-Sharers
Monday June 08, 2009 @08:23AM Analysis Says Planes Might Be Greener Than Trains
Sunday February 01, 2009 @10:08PM Finnish Court Accepts E-Voting Result With 2% Lost
Monday December 29, 2008 @02:03PM Amazon.com Reporting This Holiday Season Their "Best Ever"
Monday December 15, 2008 @07:24AM Why Climbers Die On Mount Everest
Monday November 10, 2008 @06:20PM Study Finds iPhone Twice As Reliable As BlackBerry
Sunday November 02, 2008 @10:49PM Google Apps Gets a 99.9% Guarantee
Wednesday October 08, 2008 @09:17PM Mathematicians Deconstruct US News College Rankings
Friday August 29, 2008 @04:17PM 88% of IT Admins Would Steal Passwords If Laid Off
Friday July 25, 2008 @04:15PM No Gap Found In Math Abilities of Girls, Boys
Thursday June 05, 2008 @08:21AM Data Retention Proven to Change Citizen Behavior
Tuesday May 20, 2008 @12:39PM 66% Apple Market Share For Sales of High-End PCs
Sunday May 18, 2008 @06:47AM 20% of U.S. Population Has Never Used Email
Friday May 09, 2008 @04:26PM Estimated World Population to Pass 6,666,666,666 Today
Thursday March 13, 2008 @09:08AM Stored Data to Exceed 1.8 Zettabytes by 2011
Monday March 10, 2008 @10:07AM Cat Ownership Correlated With Heart Health
Wednesday March 05, 2008 @04:11PM UN Makes Its Statistical Data Free and Searchable
Monday February 11, 2008 @06:07PM Internet "Creates Pedophiles" According to "Expert"
Friday February 01, 2008 @03:15AM Drop-Catching Domains Is Big Business
Saturday November 24, 2007 @09:47PM The Gap Between Stats and Understanding In Flu Cases
Thursday September 20, 2007 @04:12AM Americans Giving Up Social Life for the Web
Tuesday September 11, 2007 @05:27PM Firefox Hits 400 Million Downloads
Tuesday September 11, 2007 @08:55AM Brain Differences In Liberals and Conservatives
Wednesday September 05, 2007 @10:33PM OOXML Vote and the CPI Corruption Index
Tuesday August 21, 2007 @12:01PM Hear No Evil, See No Evil — E-mail Kills the Phone
Tuesday July 24, 2007 @05:03AM Details of Microsoft's New Analytics Tool Leaked
Wednesday June 13, 2007 @11:18AM Can Statistics Predict the Outcome of a War?
Tuesday April 24, 2007 @01:56PM Busting the MythBusters' Yawn Experiment
Wednesday April 18, 2007 @04:21AM Delete Cookies, Inflate Net Traffic Estimates
Tuesday April 17, 2007 @11:26AM Firefox Usage Near 25% In Europe
Monday April 16, 2007 @07:39AM Females Outnumber Males Online
Sunday April 15, 2007 @12:54AM Is DVORAK Gaining Traction Among Coders?
Tuesday March 27, 2007 @01:24PM MS Says Vista Selling At Twice XP's Pace
Tuesday March 20, 2007 @05:25PM Hummer Greener Than Prius?
Tuesday March 13, 2007 @10:53PM Sport Is Unrelated To Obesity In Children
Thursday February 22, 2007 @03:24AM A Statistical Comparison of HD DVD & Blu-Ray Reviews
Friday February 09, 2007 @10:28AM Statistical Accuracy of Internet Weather Forecasts
Saturday January 27, 2007 @01:38PM 25 Percent of All Computers in a Botnet?
Friday January 12, 2007 @08:52AM Study Claims Offshoring Doesn't Cost US Jobs
Tuesday December 12, 2006 @03:23PM Novell and Microsoft Claim Customer Support
Thursday November 30, 2006 @10:18AM Zune Sales Not So Bad After All
Tuesday November 28, 2006 @12:12PM Wii, PS3 Sell Big In First Week
Thursday November 16, 2006 @05:55AM Internet Only 1% Porn
Tuesday November 07, 2006 @08:56AM Piracy Stats Don't Add Up
Sunday October 08, 2006 @08:42AM 64% of Online Gamers Are Female
Saturday October 07, 2006 @07:12PM Bug Hunting Open-Source vs. Proprietary Software
Saturday September 30, 2006 @10:45AM Apache down, IIS up
Tuesday September 19, 2006 @12:36PM Poll Says No Voter Support for Net Neutrality
Wednesday July 26, 2006 @03:40PM 'Long Tail' May Not Wag the Web Just Yet
Tuesday July 11, 2006 @02:44AM Physicists Find Users Uninterested After 36 Hours
Sunday July 02, 2006 @04:31PM The Shallow Roots of the Human Family Tree
Tuesday May 30, 2006 @06:12PM Mmogchart.com Updated to 20.0
Sunday May 28, 2006 @07:33PM BSA Claims 35% of Software is Pirated
Sunday May 28, 2006 @09:31AM Best website statistics package?
Wednesday May 03, 2006 @07:16PM New Piracy Loss Estimate
Wednesday May 03, 2006 @03:51PM Seattle Named Gamiest City
Tuesday May 02, 2006 @11:25PM Unique Visitors = 1/10th of Unique IPs?
Friday April 14, 2006 @07:12AM Number of Web Application Hacks Up
Friday March 24, 2006 @04:00PM Adults Love Video Games
Wednesday March 22, 2006 @06:55AM Xbox Live More Popular than iTunes?
Wednesday March 15, 2006 @03:51PM U.S. Internet Growth Stalling
Sunday March 12, 2006 @09:43AM Symantec Rethinks Firefox vs IE Vulnerabilities

The flow chart is a most thoroughly oversold piece of program documentation. -- Frederick Brooks, "The Mythical Man Month"

 



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