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Africa's 'sluggish data collection needs a revolution'

Donors and countries in Africa need "revolutionary" changes to turn the tide on "bad data", as well as to insulate data from politics, according to a report on the data revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Study: Women at higher risk for depression

Depression can strike at any age, but women are at a higher risk for experiencing depression, especially after age 40. Statistically, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression as men, with one in four women suffering a depressive episode at some point in their lives.

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Crain's Cleveland Business

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA ranks ninth nationwide in number of new construction jobs

The number of construction jobs in the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metropolitan Statistical Area grew 15% in June from the like month a year ago.

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Related Topix: Science, Cleveland, OH, Hinckley, OH

World Magazine

Are STEM majors getting the new 'universal' degrees?

While Jennifer Mok graduated with an industrial engineering degree in 2010, she now works as a management consultant for nonprofits in Washington, D.C. "I'm interested in finding more meaning in my work, rather than stability," she said.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights? After three airline crashes in one week, travelers may wonder if, statistically, the skies are getting more dangerous.

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Times of Oman

Information buses' to provide Oman's growth statistics

Muscat: To mark the occasion of the 44th Renaissance Day, the National Centre for Statistics and Information launched a new initiative to provide information.

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ITworld

Twitter acquires image search firm Madbits

Madbits, a year-old company that uses deep learning technology to assign relevant information to raw images, has sold itself to Twitter, according to the Madbits website .

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Related Topix: Social Software, New York University, Science, Computer Science

Sentinel School Zone

Central Florida schools investigated for (and some cleared of) cheating

Two Central Florida schools initially given an "incomplete" on Florida's school report card because of possible testing "improprieties" now have been issued grades.

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TheFrontSteps

Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update For The San Francisco Bay Area

The Case-Shiller Index report for May 2014 for the 5-county San Francisco Metro Statistical Area was released the other day, showing another small bump in home prices from April to May. The aggregate or total index is now up approximately 55% since the market recovery began in early 2012.

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Related Topix: Housing, Science, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Alameda, CA

Express India

Disappointment misplaced, economic growth in India can soar to 6.5 pct: Pronob Sen

Allaying fears of adverse impact of deficient monsoon on the economy, National Statistical Commission Chairman Pronob Sen today said the country's growth can be as high as 6.5 per cent in the current fiscal.

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CiteULike

The cook-book approach to the differential equation method

Computer Science Review , Vol. 4, No. 3. , pp. 129-151, doi:10.1016/j.cosrev.2010.04.002 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Your Democracy

burning our marshmallows...

Global warming is basically a macro-mechanical science of flux with statistical, observational calculations and applied technology.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

VietNam News

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that infrastructure connectivity and human resources were crucial for the Mekong sub-region's development.

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NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Tales from Coke to bullets make for a great summer read

IF YOU HAVE a vacation coming up in August and you're looking for a fun book to read that will also enlighten you, it would be hard to beat Jordan Ellenberg's "How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking."

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American Statistical Association

Read the full announcement

On March 21, 2014, San Antonio Chapter vice president Jesus Cuellar Fuentes presented the Don Owen Award to Dr. Peter Thall , for his outstanding contributions to research, statistical consultation, and service to the statistical community.

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Related Topix: Science, Texas, University of Texas at Dallas, George Washington University

Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Consumer and Sensory Analyst

Consumer Sensory Analyst Our Client is an international corporation founded nearly 100 years ago.

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EurekAlert!

New gadget helps the vision-impaired to read graphs

People who are blind can now read more than just words, such as graphs and graphics, following the development of an affordable digital reading system by Curtin University researchers.

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Castanet.net

Toronto stock market to open little changed ahead of earnings, economic data

The Toronto stock market looked set to start the week off little changed as positive Chinese industrial data failed to lift commodity prices and traders braced for a heavy week of corporate and economic data.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Government Executive

If You Want To Be Rich and Powerful, Majoring in STEM Is a Good Place to Start

The standard narrative today is that science, technology, mathematics, and engineering education is important because we need more data scientists, engineers, and STEM professionals.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Letter: Skeptical about poll

In response to Ronda Evans' letter on July 23, "What women want." I consider myself to be reasonably astute when it comes to political issues and polling.

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