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  1. Public Health with Laurie Garrett: Wastewater Testing (www.microbe.tv)
  2. Rich guys and their dumb graphs: The visual equivalents of “Dow 36,000” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  3. Some things are more difficult than you might think (literary interviewing edition) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  4. Praising with Faint Damnation (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  5. Ecologists push for more reliable research (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  6. TWiV 942: Omicron boosters with Paul Offit (www.microbe.tv)
  7. Wow, this classic research article from 1955 on betting and probability has a really high math-to-conceptual-content ratio! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  8. TWiV 941: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  9. Bayesian inference for discrete parameters and Bayesian inference for continuous parameters: Are these two completely different forms of inference? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  10. The Pandemic’s Legacy Is Already Clear (www.theatlantic.com)
  11. Effective Altruism’s Philosopher King Just Wants to Be Practical (www.theatlantic.com)
  12. Stock prices, a notorious New York Times article, and that method from 1998 that was going to cure cancer in 2 years (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  13. OK, I know you were all waiting for this one: My review of the 1995 album, Saturday Morning: Cartoons’ Greatest Hits (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  14. TWiV 940: Eddie Holmes in on viral origins (www.microbe.tv)
  15. Elicitation from different perspectives (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  16. Why she teaches her students about scientific failure (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  17. “Dangerous messaging around a recent SIDS study”: This time, don’t blame the news media. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  18. Long COVID Has Forced a Reckoning for One of Medicine’s Most Neglected Diseases (www.theatlantic.com)
  19. When’s the Perfect Time to Get a Flu Shot? (www.theatlantic.com)
  20. Progress in post-publication review: error is found, author will correct it without getting mad at the people who pointed out the error (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  21. TWiV 939: From lizards to Lassa with Tom Monath (www.microbe.tv)
  22. Is Martha (Smith) still with us? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  23. Axios II: Attack of the Clones (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  24. TWiV 938: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  25. The Glory of Feeling Fine (www.theatlantic.com)
  26. Hey—what’s up with that method from 1998 that was going to cure cancer in 2 years?? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  27. The ‘End’ of COVID Is Still Far Worse Than We Imagined (www.theatlantic.com)
  28. “Fill in the Blank Leads to More Citations”: Junk science and unavailable data at the European Heart Journal (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  29. Immune 60: Immunoeducation with Sumali Pandey and Phil Mixter (www.microbe.tv)
  30. Fauci Addresses ‘The Pandemic Is Over’ (www.theatlantic.com)
  31. Calling all epidemiology-ish methodology-ish folks! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  32. The Fatal Error of an Ancient, HIV-Like Virus (www.theatlantic.com)
  33. Ted-talk attitudes reach New Mexico county commission (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  34. The “You’re only allowed to publish 2 or 3 journal articles per year” rule (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  35. The Problem With Cultural Evolution (elevanth.org)
  36. Some thoughts on academic research and advocacy (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  37. The Other Abortion Pill (www.theatlantic.com)
  38. What’s the origin of “Two truths and a lie”? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  39. TWiV 937: Pediatric hepatitis with Emma Thomson (www.microbe.tv)
  40. The Economic Pit and the Political Pendulum: Predicting Midterm Elections (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  41. TWiV 936: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  42. Hundreds of Americans Will Die From COVID Today (www.theatlantic.com)
  43. Polio Is Exploiting a Very Human Weakness (www.theatlantic.com)
  44. Some things, like cubes, tetrahedrons, and Venn diagrams, seem so simple and natural that it’s kind of a surprise when you learn that their supply is very limited. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  45. Should Your Flu and COVID Shots Go in Different Arms? (www.theatlantic.com)
  46. “The distinction between exploratory and confirmatory research cannot be important per se, because it implies that the time at which things are said is important” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  47. What They Aren’t Telling You About Hypoallergenic Dogs (www.theatlantic.com)
  48. NBC TV series: The Irrational (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  49. Why do Dickens novels have all those coincidences? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  50. Geoff Dyer Kazuo Ishiguro Owen Sheers David Leavitt Veronica Geng (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  51. The Myopia Generation (www.theatlantic.com)
  52. The Quality of Quantitative Analysis (elevanth.org)
  53. What’s the difference between Derek Jeter and preregistration? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  54. One of Long COVID’s Worst Symptoms Is Also Its Most Misunderstood (www.theatlantic.com)
  55. “Merchants of doubt” operating within organized science (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  56. TWiV 935: Mobile DNA with Cedric Feschotte (www.microbe.tv)
  57. Benford goes to Hollywood (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  58. “Vanishing Voices: An Assessment of Diverse Participation in NYC Government and Why it Matters for Communities” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  59. TWiV 934: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  60. Are We Really Getting COVID Boosters Every Year Forever? (www.theatlantic.com)
  61. Seth Roberts and political polarization (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  62. “You should always (always) have a Naive model. It’s the simplest, cleanest, most intuitive way to explain whether your system is at least treading water. And if it is (that’s a big IF), how much better than Naive is it.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  63. Programmer position with our research group—at the University of Michigan! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  64. The Strongest Signal That Americans Should Worry About Flu This Winter (www.theatlantic.com)
  65. “School is, not only not prison, it is the opposite of prison” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  66. Exploratory and confirmatory data analysis (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  67. “If you could invite 5 authors (dead or alive) to a dinner party – who would they be and why?” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  68. Paul Campos: Should he stick to sports? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  69. Lowering the Cost of Insulin Could Be Deadly (www.theatlantic.com)
  70. “Which user?”: When chunking your math and your code, what seems thickerer depends on where you’re coming from. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  71. TWiV 933: Island-hopping bats (www.microbe.tv)
  72. The end of the pure writer/pundit (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  73. TWiV 932: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  74. He tried to report scientific misconduct. How did it go? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  75. There Are No Magic Outcome Variables (elevanth.org)
  76. History, historians, and causality (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  77. The Course of the Pandemic: What’s the story with Excess Deaths? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  78. Update on estimates of effects of college football games on election outcomes (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  79. Foreign Candy Puts American Candy to Shame (www.theatlantic.com)
  80. I don’t think this study on discriminatory attitudes is useful. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  81. You’ve Probably Seen Yourself in Your Memories (www.theatlantic.com)
  82. ‘It Just Seems Like My Patients Are Sicker’ (www.theatlantic.com)
  83. “Why Deep Breathing May Keep Us Calm” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  84. The latest scientific fraud story: As is so often the case, people had been warning us about this guy for a long time but the people in charge weren’t listening. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  85. TWiV 931: Driven to immunodistraction (www.microbe.tv)
  86. What rule did Louis Menand use to select what went into book on U.S. “cold war” culture of 1945-1965? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  87. A Simple Rule for Planning Your Fall Booster Shot (www.theatlantic.com)
  88. TWiV 930: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  89. “Is there any heuristic we might use to identify wholly inappropriate stats and flag questionable papers?” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  90. America’s Fall Booster Plan Has a Fatal Paradox (www.theatlantic.com)
  91. Here Comes the Stats: The Impact of Incidental Contextual Factors on Research Acquisition (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  92. A Risky Monkeypox Vaccine Is Looking Better All the Time (www.theatlantic.com)
  93. Cat Owners Can (Almost) All Agree on One Thing (www.theatlantic.com)
  94. TWiV 929: Empathyology with Andy Slavitt (www.microbe.tv)
  95. TWiV 928: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  96. Immune 59: Forks in the road: Th17 cells with Mandy McGeachy (www.microbe.tv)
  97. TWiV 927: Merchlinsky vs monkeypox (www.microbe.tv)
  98. Pacific island population pyramids (freerangestats.info)
  99. TWiV 926: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  100. TWiV 925: First kisses and second doses (www.microbe.tv)