The dream of the free spread of information may be in jeopardy. Recent issues with “fake news” have raised to the public consciousness the problem of our own inability or unwillingness to critically consider information. Because we cannot be bothered to seriously consider the implications and the validity of various news stories, companies and governments … More Controlling Information
Introduction to this Series Ever since I was younger and dreamed of becoming a lawyer, the vision that I had was of me in my own practice. So, regardless of where my career takes me, I want to start my own practice one day. It may be after a full career and my practice in … More Hanging a Shingle, Beginning Post
I have decided to refresh my knowledge of statistics. Despite having taken an introductory statistics class, a sociological research class, an introduction to political science statistics class, and a statistics in sociology class, I find myself remembering very little of the details of the class. Moreover, the only class that used software modeling was the not-required … More Beginning Statistical Modeling and Visualization
I am not entirely sure why I decided to start blogging. So this first post is simply a placeholder. My blog will be seated on uneventful beginnings, without a bang and barely a whisper.