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Are we all Bayesians now?

F. D. Flam’s essay “The Odds, Continually Updated” revisits the famous Monty Hall Problem and appears in this week’s Science Times. (The science section of the N.Y. Times, which appears every Tuesday, offers a fascinating glimpse into the wonderful world of … Continue reading

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Three questions for Nate Silver

1. “If people are so inclined to see the world through their tunnel vision, why suppose they are able/willing to be explicit about their biases?” 2. “If priors are to represent biases, shouldn’t they be kept separate from the data … Continue reading

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