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Potential for Zika Outbreak

Zika is now in the United States. Sort of. There has been a birth of a baby in the United States with microcephaly (born with a smaller head and underdeveloped brain) due to the virus, but the virus was contracted … Continue reading

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Follow Up with Facebook Data Science

I found this article particularly relevant after Sean Taylor’s guest lecture on Tuesday, and I think someone mentioned in a question as well. Taylor gave an overview of the ideas and roles of data scientists at Facebook using comment rank … Continue reading

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Bag of Air Goes Big on eBay

As mentioned in class last week, auctions are most appropriate when the value of a good is unknown. That has become even more clear to me after reading that a bag of air from Kobe Bryant’s last professional basketball game was … Continue reading

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