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plyrmr: a plyr-like R package for big data manipulation. (acm data camp -- please vote) - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
plyrmr: a plyr-like R package for big data manipulation. (acm data camp -- please vote) - Antonio Piccolboni
A Call for a Low-Carb Diet - NYTimes.com - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
A Call for a Low-Carb Diet - NYTimes.com - Antonio Piccolboni
"Are you a gov org, nonprofit or NGO? Tell us about your #hadoop environment & win a #DataImpact..." - http://datasciencematters.info/post...
"When we seek to base policy on evidence, we must remember that not all “evidence” is created equal...." - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
“When we seek to base policy on evidence, we must remember that not all “evidence” is created equal. Taken at face value, the study on ads and obesity provides some indication that the two are linked, but no evidence that food ads cause obesity. The fact that the causal conclusion may coincide with a moral belief — that it is wrong to tempt people who overeat by showing them ads for food — does not make it valid.” - Does This Ad Make Me Fat? - NYTimes.com - Antonio Piccolboni
Dynamic vs static typing in real life - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
Excellent R developer: ... got stuck trying to figure out why vector_class() doesn't compile. Excellent C++ developer: TYPEOF(subset) will only be known at runtime, so can't be in . - Antonio Piccolboni
10 eigenmaps of the United States of America - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
10 eigenmaps of the United States of America: An unbiased analysis of census data reveals not one but many maps of the United States. The original inspiration for this post comes from a New York … - Antonio Piccolboni
Dash of Salt Does No Harm. Extremes Are the Enemy. - NYTimes.com - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
Dash of Salt Does No Harm. Extremes Are the Enemy. - NYTimes.com - Antonio Piccolboni
Big Data Analysis With RHadoop - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
Big Data Analysis With RHadoop - Antonio Piccolboni
"For a long time I have thought I was a statistician" JW Tukey in "The future of data... - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
"For a long time I have thought I was a statistician" JW Tukey in "The future of data analysis”. - Antonio Piccolboni
Can't someone else find those differences? - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
Can't someone else find those differences?: http://piccolboni.info/2014... - Antonio Piccolboni
"Correlations: Study on Parental Longevity Is Short on Causation" - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
“"Correlations: Study on Parental Longevity Is Short on Causation"” - Antonio Piccolboni
Japanese Researcher, an Author of a Discredited Stem Cell Study, Is Dead - NYTimes.com - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
Japanese Researcher, an Author of a Discredited Stem Cell Study, Is Dead - NYTimes.com - Antonio Piccolboni
"refuse to add any feature or line of code unless you need it right now, and need it badly." - http://asceticprogrammer.info/post...
Thin people on the way to extinction. - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
”[…] a study of twins […] established conclusively […] that genes play a major role in body weight […] Whether raised together or apart, each twin’s body mass index […] was nearly identical” "About 6 percent of Americans were obese in the 1950s, […] The obesity rate for adults rose to 25 percent in the 1970s, and was about 35 percent in the most recent government statistics." Source: New York Times Since the BMIs of obese people is higher, and non genetic differences explain a negligible part of the variability in BMI, according to the conclusive twin study, it must be concluded that obesity-related genes are spreading in the population, which can only be explained with a drastic difference in fertility, mortality or both in favor of obese people. In short: differences in BMI are mostly genetic, 6 times more people, as a proportion, are obese now than 50 years ago, hence obesity genes must be 6 times more common. What part of this is wrong? - Antonio Piccolboni
"Just as reshape2 did less than reshape, tidyr does less than reshape2" - http://asceticprogrammer.info/post...
Meta-analysis and its problems. - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
Meta-analysis and its problems. - Antonio Piccolboni
Meta-analysis: Its strengths and limitations - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
Meta-analysis: Its strengths and limitations - Antonio Piccolboni
"Some of my old R code (100’s of lines) could now be reduced to a 20-liner with plyr, ggplot,..." - http://asceticprogrammer.info/post...
How machine learning is saving lives while saving hospitals money - http://datasciencematters.info/post...
delay object loading to avoid namespace issues by piccolbo · Pull Request #55 · amplab-extras/SparkR-pkg - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
delay object loading to avoid namespace issues by piccolbo · Pull Request #55 · amplab-extras/SparkR-pkg: First accepted pull request to package (excluding tests). Woot! - Antonio Piccolboni
Science Journal Pulls 60 Papers in Peer-Review Fraud - NYTimes.com - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
Science Journal Pulls 60 Papers in Peer-Review Fraud - NYTimes.com - Antonio Piccolboni
"Page would dearly love all laws to be limited to 50 pages. Every time a new law is enacted, he said,..." - http://asceticprogrammer.info/post...
"we’ve been behind several R initiatives, including the RHadoop project" - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
“we’ve been behind several R initiatives, including the RHadoop project” - Revolution Analytics: the R company since 2007 - Antonio Piccolboni
Despite bursting with clangers in experimental design, analysis and interpretation of results, the study passed muster - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
"The new guideline comes as more routine procedures are critically evaluated in light of scientific..." - http://scienceincrisis.info/post...
“The new guideline comes as more routine procedures are critically evaluated in light of scientific studies, part of a move toward evidence-based medicine. Over the past few years, several new sets of guidelines have urged scaling back screening procedures for women in particular.” - Guideline Calls Routine Pelvic Exams Unnecessary - NYTimes.com - Antonio Piccolboni
Bayes networks with RHadoop in 81 sloc. By Hortonworks' @ofermend - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
Bayes networks with RHadoop in 81 sloc. By Hortonworks' @ofermend - Antonio Piccolboni
Special interests or The People? MayDay.us needs your help. - http://workstream.piccolboni.info/post...
Special interests or The People? MayDay.us needs your help. - Antonio Piccolboni
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