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Author: John F. McGowan, Ph.D.

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy Cathy O’Neil Crown New York 2016 Book Web Site: https://weaponsofmathdestructionbook.com The Author’s Blog: https://mathbabe.org My Rating: 4/5 …

NOTE: I will be posting to and administering the Math Blog while Antonio and his family recover from the fire at his home. Inc. recently ran an article: The …

“Ronald Fisher and Maximum Likelihood Estimation” is a presentation that I gave to the Bay Area Entrepreneurs in Statistics (BAES) on August 20, 2016 at Symation in Richmond, CA …

“Trust No One” — Fox Mulder’s Password I recently had a conversation with some colleagues about Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs death from pancreatic cancer in 2011 in …

Bill Gates recently published a blog post The Best Teacher I Never Had with an attached video extolling the virtues of Richard Feynman, the Nobel Prize winning physicist and …

Business Insider recently ran an article “Here’s what you should know about those 99% job placement rates at ‘coding bootcamps’— some of which boast $100,000 exit salaries” warning readers …

Introduction This is a short post on how to recognize numbers such as simple integers, real numbers and special codes such as zip codes and credit card numbers and …

“It is not too much to expect that our children will enjoy in their homes electrical energy too cheap to meter, will know of great periodic regional famines in …

The United States Department of Education made headlines Monday (June 8, 2015) announcing that it would forgive the federal student loans for former students of Corinthian Colleges Inc., the …

Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide by Alex Reinhart Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: No Starch Press; 1 edition (March 16, 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 1593276206 ISBN-13: 978-1593276201 Product …