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  1. Best of Book Bits 2014Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Capital Spectator

    Last week I recapped some of the more interesting titles that appeared in The Capital Spectator's Book Bits column that runs on Saturday mornings. Here's Part II of the year-end review of economic and finance books from 2014 that deserve a second look By Gerd Gigerenzer Summary via publisher, Viking In the age of Big Data we often believe that our predictions about the future are better than ever before.

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  2. NCSI selected to be member of OGCRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AME Info

    In recognition of their commitment towards upgrading the levels of services and the quality of statistical information, the National Centre for Statistics and Information has become the first Omani Government organization to join The Open Geospatial Consortium as a Technical Member. Commenting on the membership, En.

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  3. Woodstock RememberedA Mighty ChangeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2009 -- Documents from the Bush White House and the Republican National Committee newly released by the House Judiciary Committee show that while the Justice Department under President Bush was aggressively prosecuting local Democratic officeholders around the nation, the White House Political Affairs Office was simultaneously circulating weekly broadsides about the legal actions on a flier entitled "Democrat Ethics Breakdown ."

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  4. Exaggerated claims of campus rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    If the great Rolling Stone campus rape hoax proved nothing else, it's True Believers make lousy reporters. I've always found it useful to keep in mind what my brother and I call the state motto of our native New Jersey: "Oh yeah, who says?" By now, it's clear none of the lurid allegations in author Sabrina Rubin Erdely's account of a fraternity house assault on a histrionic University of Virginia freshman called "Jackie" stand up to skeptical analysis.

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  5. Trade between Romania and Greece likely to reach 1.5 bln euros in the next yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

    Trade exchanges between Greece and Romania could reach up to 1.5 billion euros in the following years, with Romania currently ranking 13th among the countries importing from Greece, Ioannis Markos, economic and trade adviser at the Greece Embassy in Bucharest told Agerpres in an interview. Ioannis Markos appreciated at the same time that the total investment of Greek companies in Romania will amount to approximately 500 million euros in 2014, with Greek coming thus on the 6th position among the most important foreign investors in Romania.

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  6. The kids are alright --- the adults, not so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    ... I am in the distinct minority on the AU campus for applauding the trustees' decision. As a professor of both mathematics and African politics, I have for a decade taught students how to analyze government and media misrepresentations of climate ...

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  7. On Native GroundALTERNATIVES to AusterityRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2010 | American Reporter

    Over the phone, his voice was raspy but it carried that certain weight federal agents' always do. He was growing sick of the constant criticism, the charges he called "false" being hurled at the Transportation Security Administration and its screeners at America's airports.

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  8. Feeding the STEM MythsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Accuracy In Academia

    ... all those messages because I loved it." Rosen said, "I was too energized but what I think of is the beauty of mathematics." Rosen said, "We can't fill our workforce with white males" because they are a "diminishing population." Instead, today's ...

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  9. Book series addresses tough-to-teach mathematicsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A top-selling 16-book series that addresses mathematics and statistics topics that are challenging to teach yet crucial to student development will release the final book in the series this month. Each book in the series "Essential Understanding," edited by Rose Mary Zbiek, professor of education, and published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, draws on research and links the findings directly with classroom practice.

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  10. James Stewart devoted his life to math and musicRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... weeks to live. That was on Nov. 16. Dr. Stewart died on Dec. 3, after a full life devoted to his passions for mathematics, music, architecture and the more informal arts of bringing people together. He was 73. Dr. Stewart was the author of the ...

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  11. Frank Denton: 2 stories filled with promise, gratitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Provided by Jeannete Banning George and Jeannette Banning are shown during the five months they spent traveling after George Banning was diagnosed with terminal cancer. A holiday gift for you: the stories of two lives, on opposite sides of Jacksonville, one life well launched, the other well lived.

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  12. Dan Boyle: Rangers 'didn't bring me here to win in December'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Post

    "They didn't bring me here to win a game in December," the Rangers defenseman told The Post on Friday afternoon. "It's big picture.

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  13. Lower gas prices help slow inflation rateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Telegram

    A big drop in pump prices helped slow Canada's annual inflation rate last month to 2.0 per cent as it offset rising costs of other goods, says Statistics Canada. A man fills his car with gasoline May 26, 2011.

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  14. Opinion Claims of increase in campus rapes exaggeratedRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    If the great Rolling Stone campus rape hoax proved nothing else, it's that True Believers make lousy reporters. I've always found it useful to keep in mind what my brother and I call the state motto of our native New Jersey: "Oh yeah, who says?" By now, it's clear that none of the lurid allegations in author Sabrina Rubin Erdely's account of a fraternity house assault on a histrionic University of Virginia freshman called "Jackie" stands up to skeptical analysis.

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  15. Managing partner breaks the glass ceiling at large Sacramento law firmRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Julia Jenness will become managing partner of Boutin Jones, effective Feb. 1. She'll become the first woman to lead a sizable local firm in two decades. Julia Jenness will become managing partner of the fifth-largest law firm in Sacramento, effective Feb. 1. She'll become the first woman to lead a sizable local firm in two decades.

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  16. Increasing the Reach of Census Bureau DataRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Department of Commerce

    Guest blog post by Raul Cisneros, director, Center for New Media and Promotion and Rebecca Blash, chief, Center for Enterprise Dissemination Services and Consumer Innovation , U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau is committed to operational excellence by making the statistics that define our growing, changing nation more accessible than ever before. In an age of instant communication and 24/7 information sharing, the needs and expectations of the Census Bureau's data users have changed.

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  17. Hell in a handbasketRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Ridenbaugh Press

    We "punditry" types rely on words to praise or condemn when dealing with political, economic or related issues. The words and opinions come easier than facts and, too often, we throw the nouns and adjectives out there and walk away with few facts to support the opining.

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  18. Football Geekery: Sticking With the RunRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Once again we channel our inner pigskin nerd and dive a little deeper into the stats to help illuminate Buc footballa This week we look at the difference in the Bucs' rushing attack from one half to the next. Statistics can help illuminate the game of footballa or they can take us down a misleading path.

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  19. Women flocking to statistics, the newly hot, high-tech field of data scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The numbers of women in science and technology are dismal: Barely 18 percent of computer science degrees go to women. Women make up 11 percent of math faculty.

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  20. Being humble: Research shows E.B. White was right in Charlotte's WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    Psychologists conducted a bottom-up exploration of what it really means to be humble. They found that people see a unique dimension of humility akin to a love of learning.

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