Archive for the ‘Research and Library sciences’ Category

“In a paper published in this month’s PS: Political Science & Politics, Williamson calls for academics to examine the way that MTurk and other crowdsourcing data collection methods are used, and to push for academic journals to only allow for ethically-sourced data to be published.”

“Introductory Bayesian texts usually assume a level of training in mathematical statistics that most researchers simply don’t have time (or otherwise don’t need) to learn. There are actually a lot of accessible Bayesian resources out there that don’t require much math stat background at all, but it just so happens that they are not consolidated anywhere so people don’t necessarily know about them.” (Excerpt)

Google wrote its mission statement in 1999, a year after launch, setting the course for the company’s next decade:

“Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.”