Dishonest dishonesty study study

Inside science

A deep dive into a fraudulent study from Dan Ariely

Fruits, Nuts and Berries

Are bananas berries?

Fantasy Premier League

Data science

Forecasting FPL player scores

Immigration patterns

Economics etc

Education level of immigrants to Europe and US

How to transform your data

Data science

Why you should use the Yeo-Johnson transformation

Taleb is wrong about IQ

Inside science

Investigation of Talebs claims about IQ using real data.

The strategy of the Plinketto board


Exploring how best to use the Redlettermedia movie selection tool to your advantage.

The Riddler


Riddles from 538's The Riddler solved with programming

Blind auditions and gender discrimination

Inside science

A seminal paper from 2000 investigated the impact of blind auditions in orchestras, and found that they increased the proportion of women in symphony orchestras. I investigate the study, and find that there is no good evidence presented.


Random graphs

Some explorations of music: Taste of music critics vs the public. Most acclaimed years of music. When did rock music die?

Pet names

Random graphs

Which names are more cat-like, dog-like, and human-like?

Regression to the mean

Analysis of regression to the mean in children of exceptional parents

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