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stats, ml, and dataviz on interesting data
Why Do Random Forests Work?
“Seeing the forest for the trees” is a real groaner of a subtitle.
A Taxonomy of Music
Trying to fit five hundred musical genres into one comprehensible plot
Why Do We Use the Mean?
Why is the aritmetic mean so useful?
Rolex Price Increases Over Time
Watches that are more expensive every time you look.
Student's t and the Normal Distribution
When does the t distribution become a good approximation of the standard normal?
Uniform Numbers Across Sports
A look at what uniform numbers players wear in different sports.
What Is Cosine Similarity Anyway?
And what do triangles have to do with documents?
Exploring the Work of HP Lovecraft with NLP
It’s real nerd hours as I talk about both statistics and speculative fiction!