Daily Archives: June 3, 2013

China won the Iraq war

Huh, I said when I first saw this article in the New York Times. But it makes total sense. “We lost out,” said Michael Makovsky, a former Defense Department official in the Bush administration who worked on Iraq oil policy. … Continue reading

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Applied Nate Silver – the noise is really LOUD!

Yesterday, in my post about preliminary results on 5.2 diet, I posted this graph: This graphs shows the connection (correlation, maybe) between a day’s calorie consumption and Δweight the next day. The trendline seems both logical and somewhat statistically valid. The … Continue reading

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