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Reading

Interesting discussion on career paths and current buzzwords
Statisticians Contemplate Their Own Extinction

Multi-Armed Bandit Simulation

Spare Matrices

Statistics

An interesting look at a fairly simple back-testing strategy over time:
Calendar Based Sector Strategy

A demonstration of how to draw an ellipse around 95% confidence interval on a 2-D plt
Drawing a 95% Confidence Interval in R

Tracking Soccer player’s pay over time, to test the validity of current pay:
How much should Bale Cost?

Visualization

Beautiful renderings of Tweet locations across the U.S.:
Smartphone Market Share

Rendering a heatmap of rents in Washington, DC:
DC Rental Price Changes

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