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The Everest Regression

Here’s a neat bit of terminology coined by Garett Jones: the ‘Everest regression’. I’m going to assume you’ve come across the term ‘regression analysis’ before, but if you haven’t, it’s a way of estimating the relationships between a set of variables; finding out what happens to Y if we increase X by a little bit, Read More

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A neat trick (warning: contains maths)

This is a radical. This is a nested radical. This is an infinitely nested radical; it goes on, and on, repeating itself. You may now be asking yourself two obvious questions: (a) what has this got to do with me, and (b) is this going to end up in a joke about political radicals saying Read More