Posted 8 hours ago

Teaching competing risks today at the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis.

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Posted 1 week ago

How long before women and men get married-Median age at marriage in England and Wales 1846-2011, from 

Posted 1 week ago
Using the chain rule is like peeling an onion: you have to deal with each layer at a time, and if it is too big you will start crying.
Calculus professor (via mathprofessorquotes)
Posted 1 week ago

A new movie about Alan Turing, one of my favourite mathematicians, computer scientists, and code-breakers from the 20th century. Hope you did not miss the Science Museum’s exhibition about him!

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Posted 1 week ago

Congratulations to the new NYU Politics PhDs!

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Posted 2 weeks ago

The old, reliable cabinet reshuffle!

The BBC has this photo (above) of the pre-reshuffle UK cabinet. My Economics and Politics article with Alastair Smith (NYU) on leader survival and cabinet change—with tons of references to the literature—is here.

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(via Escape to Victory remake: who should follow in Pelé’s footsteps? | Film | theguardian.com)
Why would anybody ruin this great film with a remake?!
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(via Escape to Victory remake: who should follow in Pelé’s footsteps? | Film | theguardian.com)

Why would anybody ruin this great film with a remake?!

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Posted 1 month ago
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wnyc:

Some selfless human on Tumblr is summarizing every World Cup match with images made in MS Paint. It’s great.

http://wnyc.org/2CeCb

—Sean, Sideshow

Funny!

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