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  • Recall Numbers Rethought
    I keep hearing the word “mandate” bandied about with regards to the Recall election. I don’t like that word. Not everyone agrees with me. Let me tell you why I think what I think. To do so, let’s explore, in a very How To Lie With Statistics way. Statistics and numbers always come with what…
  • Publish philg
    Philip Greenspun is having trouble publishing his latest book: Two publishers have approached us wanting to do a hardcopy version of http://philip.greenspun.com/internet-application-workbook/ (the textbook for 6.171 at MIT). Both have lost interest when we said that we wanted to keep the text online. To a traditional publisher the Web is a place for stuff that…