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Webinaring Bayes

Yesterday, I gave my first webinar, or online lecture if you want. The occasion was that a few people from another university asked me if I could give an introductory lecture about Bayesian statistics, and because traveling would have cost me a full day, I suggested doing a “virtual visit” instead. It’s a funny coincidence…

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Darwin quote of the day: Marry—Mary—Marry Q.E.D.

Today is Charles Darwin’s birthday, and a welcome excuse for me to restart my very short sequel of Darwin quotes. While others celebrate Darwin’s memory by remembering his fondness for beetles or his contributions to ecology, I want to remind ourselves that a brilliant mind like Darwin’s may apply scientific rigor to any situation of…