Some Random Weekend Reading

by Joseph Rickert Few of us have enough time to read, and most of us already have depressingly deep stacks of material that we would like to get through. However, sometimes a random encounter with something interesting is all that it takes to regenerate enthusiasm. Just in case you are not going to get to [...]

Some Technical Reading

by Joseph Rickert I am ever-optimistic that on the weekend I will have enough time and brainpower to do some serious technical reading. The following are five articles on my list. I hope that at least one of them resonates with you too. Happy reading. 1. In this paper from Nature Communications, Kun-Hsing Yu et [...]

Book Review: Computer Age Statistical Inference

by Joseph Rickert Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence and Data Science by Bradley Efron and Trevor Hastie is a brilliant read. If you are only ever going to buy one statistics book, or if you are thinking of updating your library and retiring a dozen or so dusty stats texts, this book would be [...]

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