1. As the last days of January dawn… the 2nd International Cherry Blossom Prediction Competition arrives! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  2. Airplane Toilets Could Catch the Next COVID Variant (www.theatlantic.com)
  3. Changes since the 1970s (ESP edition) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  4. You wish you’re first to invent this scale transform: -50 x*x + 240 x – 7 (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  5. Grade inflation: Why hasn’t it already reached its terminal stage? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  6. TWiV 979: Flushing out the viroids (www.microbe.tv)
  7. The importance of “bumblers” and “pointers” in science, and the division of labor (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  8. Laura Ingalls Wilder vs. Steve Stigler; Malcolm advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  9. TWiV 978: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  10. Scientists Tried to Break Cuddling. Instead, They Broke 30 Years of Research. (www.theatlantic.com)
  11. What are the most important statistical ideas of the past 50 years? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  12. The Flu-ification of COVID Policy Is Almost Complete (www.theatlantic.com)
  13. Erik van Zwet explains the Shrinkage Trilogy (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  14. Labeling the x and y axes: Here’s a quick example where a bit of care can make a big difference. (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  15. Whatever Happened to Toilet Plumes? (www.theatlantic.com)
  16. Please Don’t Call My Cervix Incompetent (www.theatlantic.com)
  17. Wait, Is This Winter Going … Okay? (www.theatlantic.com)
  18. Joan Didion vs. Malcolm X; Rigg advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  19. Efficient leave-one-out cross-validation for Bayesian non-factorized normal and Student-t models (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  20. Water Treatment and Child Mortality: A Meta-analysis and Cost-effectiveness Analysis (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  21. Get Used to Expensive Eggs (www.theatlantic.com)
  22. The Coffee Alternative Americans Just Can’t Get Behind (www.theatlantic.com)
  23. Students learn more from active classrooms, but they think they’re learning less! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  24. Immune 64: A tangled web of wires (www.microbe.tv)
  25. Diana Rigg vs. Benedict Arnold; Bechdel advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  26. “Several artists have torn, burned, ripped and cut their artwork over the course of their careers. it is still possible for them to do it, but they will be able to preserve their artwork permanently on the blockchain.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  27. The twists and turns of cultural politics (who to blame for a bad ghostwritten book?) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  28. Correction: it’s Hammurabi vs. Alison Bechdel (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  29. TWiV 977: Ageing is infectious (www.microbe.tv)
  30. Hammurabi vs. Frida Kahlo; Dylan advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  31. “We found that almost no respondents currently report probabilistically. Perhaps more surprisingly, most respondents who claimed to report probabilistically, in fact, do not.” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  32. TWiV 976: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  33. Last bit from Theranos lawyers (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  34. Bob Dylan vs. Dr. Seuss; Helmsley advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  35. Trying to Stop Long COVID Before It Even Starts (www.theatlantic.com)
  36. There are five ways to get fired from Caesars: (1) theft, (2) sexual harassment, (3) running an experiment without a control group, (4) keeping a gambling addict away from the casino, (5) refusing to promote gambling to college students (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  37. Don’t Fear the Handshake (www.theatlantic.com)
  38. Our first in-person StanCon since 2019 will be held in Washington University in St. Louis! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  39. “The qualitative conclusions of our work remain the same”: Has it ever been otherwise? Click to learn more about induced brain injuries in piglets: (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  40. Brutus vs. Leona Helmsley; Cleary advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  41. What joker put seven dog lice in my Iraqi FZ box? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  42. Data-perception tasks where sound perception is more effective than sight (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  43. Ethical standards of some rich retired athletes are as low as ethical standards of some rich scientists (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  44. TWiV 975: Crossing the Ts with Daniela Weiskopf (www.microbe.tv)
  45. Bayesian statistics and machine learning: How do they differ? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  46. TWiV 974: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  47. May the Best Stove Win (www.theatlantic.com)
  48. Vladimír Chvátil vs. Beverly Cleary; Bowie advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  49. Bayesian geomorphology (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  50. The Case for ‘Kraken’ (www.theatlantic.com)
  51. What is the obligation of the theorist to the “motivating application?” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  52. Update on the “burly coolie” and the “titled English woman” (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  53. Are Our Immune Systems Stuck in 2020? (www.theatlantic.com)
  54. David Bowie vs. Larry Hagman; Dahl advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  55. Have social psychologists improved in their understanding of the importance of representative sampling and treatment interactions? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  56. Fields where it matters that “there’s no there there,” fields where you can thrive on B.S. alone, and everything in between (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  57. Maybe Don’t Unleash the Kraken (www.theatlantic.com)
  58. If we’re against parsimony, what are we for? (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  59. Roald Dahl vs. Ethel Rosenberg; Winkler advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  60. Trafalgar polls (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  61. Telehealth Is Filling Gaps in Sexual-Assault Care (www.theatlantic.com)
  62. TWiV 973: Crouching virus, hidden triggers with Felicia Goodrum (www.microbe.tv)
  63. The good news is that the pound is collapsing so this particular publishing scam is not as expensive as you might think! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  64. TWiV 972: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  65. I’m Sorry, but This COVID Policy Is Ridiculous (www.theatlantic.com)
  66. James Naismith vs. Henry Winkler; Shakira advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  67. God is in every leaf of every tree (bathroom scale edition) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  68. Blue Rose Research is hiring ! (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  69. A. A. Milne vs. Shakira; Gygax advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  70. How Worried Should We Be About XBB.1.5? (www.theatlantic.com)
  71. Dying children and post-publication review: Update on data availability (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  72. The Inflated Risk of Vaccine-Induced Cardiac Arrest (www.theatlantic.com)
  73. Round 2! J. R. R. Tolkien vs. E. Gary Gygax; Li advances (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  74. Tom Lehrer puts himself in the public domain—and here, for a limited time, are all his songs. (Really.) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  75. Explanation and reproducibility in data-driven science (new course) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  76. The interaction between predatory journals and mainstream social science (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  77. Challenge of expressing uncertainty in scientific claims (exercise and lifespan edition) (statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu)
  78. TWiV 971: Another year is viral (www.microbe.tv)
  79. TWiV 970: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  80. 74 Things That Blew Our Minds in 2022 (www.theatlantic.com)
  81. People Are Fed Up With Rapid Tests (www.theatlantic.com)
  82. TWiV 969: Carl Zimmer on COVID-19 (www.microbe.tv)
  83. No One Can Decide If Grapefruit Is Dangerous (www.theatlantic.com)
  84. TWiV 968: A spillover waiting in the wings (www.microbe.tv)
  85. TWiV 967: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  86. How Many Republicans Died Because the GOP Turned Against Vaccines? (www.theatlantic.com)
  87. Should Everyone Be Masking Again? (www.theatlantic.com)
  88. TWiV 966: 1918 influenza with Jeffery Taubenberger (www.microbe.tv)
  89. Nasal Vaccines Are Here (www.theatlantic.com)
  90. Maybe Consider Not Kissing That Baby (www.theatlantic.com)
  91. Immune 63: Immune, promptly (www.microbe.tv)
  92. TWiV 965: Asking Esper Kallas for some I.D. (www.microbe.tv)
  93. TWiV 964: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  94. TWiV 963: Feline coronavirus with Gary Whittaker (www.microbe.tv)
  95. TWiV Special: Bivalent boosters with Paul Offit (www.microbe.tv)
  96. TWiV 962: Chiara Mingarelli takes the pulse of the universe (www.microbe.tv)
  97. TWiV 961: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  98. TWiV 960: Getting funky with Dan Wilson (www.microbe.tv)
  99. TWiV 959: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin (www.microbe.tv)
  100. Immune 62: Every cell is an immune cell with De'Broski Herbert (www.microbe.tv)