What a difference a month makes (polynomial extrapolation edition)

https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/05/16/what-a-difference-a-month-makes-polynomial-extrapolation-edition/Someone pointed me to this post from Cosma Shalizi conveniently using R to reproduce the famous graph endorsed by public policy professor and A/Chairman @WhiteHouseCEA.

Baby alligators: Adorable, deadly, or endangered? You decide.

https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/05/15/baby-alligators-adorable-deadly-or-endangered-you-decide/ Yeah, I know, yet another post about baby alligators . . . can’t we find anything else to write about around here? Lizzie points

How To Dockerize ShinyApps

https://www.statworx.com/de/blog/how-to-dockerize-shinyapps/In my previous blog post, I have shown you how to run your R-scripts inside a docker container. For many of the projects we work

R doesn’t need to throttle AWS Athena anymore

https://dyfanjones.me/post/r-doesnt-need-to-throttle-aws-athena-anymore/RBloggers|RBloggers-feedburner I am happy to announce that RAthena-1.9.0 and noctua-1.7.0 have been released onto the cran. They both bring two key features: More stability when

Years of Life Lost due to coronavirus

https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/05/13/years-of-life-lost-due-to-coronavirus/This post is by Phil Price, not Andrew. A few days ago I posted some thoughts about the coronavirus response, one of which was that

Update on OHDSI Covid19 Activities.

https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/05/13/update-on-ohdsi-covid19-activities/I have been providing some sense of the ongoing activities of the OHDSI group working on Covid19. In particular, this gives a quick sense of

Is JAMA potentially guilty of manslaughter?

https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2020/05/13/is-jama-potentially-guilty-of-manslaughter/No, of course not. I would never say such a thing. Sander Greenland, though, he’s a real bomb-thrower. He writes: JAMA doubles down on distortion