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  1. TWiV 914: COVID-19 clinical update #121 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  2. Taking theory more seriously in psychological science (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  3. Don’t Worry, It’s Not COVID (www.theatlantic.com)
  4. Here’s what the highest salary of any university president in America was in 1983 in 2022 dollars: $342,000. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  5. Moving cross-validation from a research idea to a routine step in Bayesian data analysis (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  6. Stan goes mountain climbing, also a suggestion of 3*Alex (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  7. Immune 57: Bacteria, the new cure for wounds? (www.microbe.tv)
  8. The Abortion Pill Can Be Used Later Than the FDA Says (www.theatlantic.com)
  9. The science bezzle (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  10. This Fall Will Be a Vaccination Reboot (www.theatlantic.com)
  11. “Published estimates of group differences in multisensory integration are inflated” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  12. Academic jobs in Bayesian workflow and decision making (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  13. Scientific communication: over the wine-dark sea to the rose-fingered dawn (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  14. America Is Sliding Into the Long Pandemic Defeat (www.theatlantic.com)
  15. How much should we trust assessments in systematic reviews? Let’s look at variation among reviews. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  16. Rats! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  17. TWiV 913: Twinkle twinkle little SARS (www.microbe.tv)
  18. Bayes factors measure prior predictive performance (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  19. This blog is like a Masterclass except the production values are close to zero, it’s free, and we don’t claim that reading it will make you better at anything. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  20. TWiV 912: COVID-19 clinical update #120 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  21. Example of inappropriate use of causal language from observational data (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  22. High-intensity exercise, some new news (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  23. Five COVID Numbers That Don’t Make Sense Anymore (www.theatlantic.com)
  24. A garland of retractions for the Ohio State Department of Chutzpah Cancer Biology and Genetics (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  25. Kaiser Fung’s review of “Don’t Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in Life” (and a connection to “Evidence-based medicine eats itself”) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  26. Imperfectly Bayesian-like intuitions reifying naive and dangerous views of human nature (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  27. Squirrels Could Make Monkeypox a Forever Problem (www.theatlantic.com)
  28. “Data Knitualization: An Exploration of Knitting as a Visualization Medium” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  29. Webinar: On using expert information in Bayesian statistics (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  30. Don’t believe the “Breaking News” hype (NYT science section version) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  31. Propagation of responsibility (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  32. TWiV 911: Antibody can get vaccinated now (www.microbe.tv)
  33. The local bookstore is trolling me (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  34. TWiV 910: COVID-19 clinical update #119 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  35. Tips for designing interactive visualizations (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  36. Walker/Guzey media appearances, a comparison: (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  37. Postdoc opportunity in San Francisco: methods research in public health (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  38. From Anna Menacher: A timeline of the most important statistical ideas of the past 50 years (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  39. The academic plagiarism landscape (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  40. TWiV 909: Art of science (www.microbe.tv)
  41. Long COVID Could Be a ‘Mass Deterioration Event’ (www.theatlantic.com)
  42. I was looking through the wrong end of the telescope. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  43. Considering the recent NYT age-adjustment error as a particular example: When an error a possibly misleading headline is published, when is there pressure to get it changed? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  44. Monkeypox Vaccines Are Too Gnarly for the Masses (www.theatlantic.com)
  45. Statistics and science reform: My conversation with economist Noah Smith (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  46. “Unjournal”: Action plan, writing, resources (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  47. Statistical graphics discussion with Laura Wattenberg about the NameGrapher (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  48. Fill in the blank: “_____ _____ is going to usher forth a revolution in peer review: a revolution of fairness, effectiveness, consistency, and kindness.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  49. TWiV 907: When the cats and mice are away, the viruses play (www.microbe.tv)
  50. “Would Democratic Socialism Be Better?” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  51. TWiV 908: COVID-19 clinical update #118 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  52. Spam! It’s funny, but it’s evil. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  53. A Negative COVID Test Has Never Been So Meaningless (www.theatlantic.com)
  54. Monkeypox Could Be Nothing—Or It Could Be the Next Syphilis (www.theatlantic.com)
  55. Excellent graphical data storytelling from Australian Broadcasting Corporation on the recent election (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  56. Vaccines for the Littlest Kids Have Already Flopped (www.theatlantic.com)
  57. How can a top scientist be so confidently wrong? (R. A. Fisher and smoking example) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  58. Epidemiologist being sued by a company whose scientific claims she’d criticized (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  59. Don’t Wait to Get Your Kid Vaccinated (www.theatlantic.com)
  60. Should we spend so much time talking about cheaters and fraudsters? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  61. “When you do applied statistics, you’re acting like a scientist. Why does this matter?”: My talk at the NYR conference this Thursday (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  62. TWiV 906: Long COVID, giant viruses, and smallish pox (www.microbe.tv)
  63. Pizzagate and “Nudge”: An opportunity lost (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  64. TWiV 905: COVID-19 clinical update #117 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  65. Why This COVID Wave Feels Different (www.theatlantic.com)
  66. Unsustainable research on corporate sustainability (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  67. Contest for critically engaging with effective altruism (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  68. What is the role of evidence-free, implausible, or flat-out false anecdotes in social science? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  69. Immune 56: Flip flops on the thymic beach with Al Singer (www.microbe.tv)
  70. “Debarkle: The epic saga of how a culture war came to consume science fiction’s most famous literary award” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  71. Multilevel Regression and Poststratification Case Studies (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  72. Troubling conflict of interest at Stat News (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  73. B.S. pseudo-expertise has many homes. (Don’t blame the Afghanistan/Iraq war on academic specialization.) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  74. TWiV 904: 50 years of reverse transcriptase (www.microbe.tv)
  75. “Tuning-Free Generalized Hamiltonian Monte Carlo” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  76. The Sit-Up Is Over (www.theatlantic.com)
  77. TWiV 903: COVID-19 clinical update #116 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  78. You Are Going to Get COVID Again … And Again … And Again (www.theatlantic.com)
  79. More implausible numbers from Columbia University’s U.S. News ranking (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  80. TWiV Special: Monkeypox clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  81. Rebound COVID Is Just the Start of Paxlovid’s Mysteries (www.theatlantic.com)
  82. An ER Doctor’s ‘Third Way’ Approach to the Gun Crisis (www.theatlantic.com)
  83. Vaccines Are Still Mostly Blocking Severe Disease (www.theatlantic.com)
  84. TWiV 902: Autoantibodies drive severe COVID-19 (www.microbe.tv)
  85. TWiV 901: COVID-19 clinical update #115 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  86. How the End of Roe Would Change Prenatal Care (www.theatlantic.com)
  87. So, Have You Heard About Monkeypox? (www.theatlantic.com)
  88. A Very Expensive, Technically Illegal Workaround to the Formula Shortage (www.theatlantic.com)
  89. What COVID Hospitalization Numbers Are Missing (www.theatlantic.com)
  90. How a SIDS Study Became a Media Train Wreck (www.theatlantic.com)
  91. TWiV 900: Burning down the mouse (www.microbe.tv)
  92. We’ve Never Been Good at Feeding Babies (www.theatlantic.com)
  93. TWiV 899: COVID-19 clinical update #114 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  94. Is a Common Virus Suddenly Causing Liver Failure in Kids? (www.theatlantic.com)
  95. TWiV 898: Immunity is skin deep (www.microbe.tv)
  96. TWiV 897: COVID-19 clinical update #113 with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)