Monthly Archives: May 2013

Applied Nate Silver – major milestone

At last! I finally broke through my plateau zone of the 190s, 189.6 today! Hurrah – me! I’ve been stuck in the 190s now for 10 weeks which is more than 2x as long as it took me to break through the … Continue reading

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My new blog

Since WordPress.com allows multiple blogs in the same account I’m started a new one dedicated to cooking. Cooking is very popular blogging subject so I’ll join the crowd. I’m separating my cooking posts (leaving the bread posts here) so readers … Continue reading

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Sweet and Savory Focaccia with Grapes

Originally posted on Cookbooks: Experiments in Cooking:
(Adapted from an original source recipe that was a bit simpler from local newspaper.) And here’s a variation found on the net. And here’s yet another. These two are free-form shape rather than…

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Applied Nate Silver – Unexpected/Unexplained pattern

Lately I’ve been having an unpleasant feeling in the morning when I do my weigh-ins. The first number I see looks “good” (meaning what I want, i.e. lower than previous day) but then the numbers bounce up. By the time … Continue reading

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QuickReaction, Friday-4

Climate change deniers fooled a pop science site: I was fairly amazed to see this and, if true, it would be significant. But since I started from POV of skeptic it didn’t take long to find out that the “NASA” … Continue reading

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The article the organic food freaks hate

While doing some other background research I actually found the fulltext of the study that organic supporters hate (because it disproves their claims). Here it is: Nutritional quality of organic foods: a systematic review from: The American Journal of Clinical … Continue reading

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