There on that hillock is a herd of cattle, all but one of which is inoculated against hoof-and-mouth disease. Chances are the one beast that escaped vaccination won’t fall ill since that malady is spread fastest in herds where lots … Continue Reading Herd Immunity And Christianity
Pew did a survey on the Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society that is of modest interest. Turns … Continue Reading Pew’s Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society Survey
“Currently, one could argue that the most significant form of global pollution is human population growth.” So says Mr Jack Trevors, Editor-in-Chief of Water, Air, & Soil Pollution (WASP), “an international, interdisciplinary journal on all aspects of pollution and solutions … Continue Reading Education: A Vaccine Against Ignorance? Or, There Are Too Many People!
You might have heard what happened to when Stanford professor Andrew Ng put his machine learning (a practical kind of statistical modeling) on line. He expected mild interest. One hundred thousand students signed up. This was enough to excite even … Continue Reading Interest In On-Line Statistics Courses?