Archive for December 15th, 2010

December 15th, 2010 - 11:30 am § in Misc.

Bayesian Take on Wikileaks

A Bayesian Take on Julian Assange By NATE SILVER* Suppose that you are taking the bullet train from Kyoto, Japan to Tokyo, as I did yesterday. The woman seated across from you has somewhat unusual facial features. You are curious to know whether she is Japanese, Caucasian, or some mix of both. Suppo[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 10:40 am § in Misc., Politics

Great Depression Comes to UW

The Daily asked in February ‘33, “Where will the University budget-cutting axe fall?” It got its answer at the conclusion of the 1933 legislative session when operating expenses were reduced 31.9 percent and faculty had their salaries cut 31 percent. read more.[...]