Best links of the week #9

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Best links of the week from 4th March to 10th March.


  1. What are some of your favorite, but less well-known, packages for R? [1] [2] at Statistics and Data Science sub Reddits.
  2. Why is it wrong to stop an A/B test before optimal sample size is reached? at Cross Validated (Stack Exchange).
  3. How do I calculate statistical power? at Effect Size FAQs.
  4. Personal website generator.
  5. From hard drive to over-heard drive: Boffins convert spinning rust into eavesdropping mic at The Register.
  6. List of Machine Learning / Deep Learning conferences in 2019 at Tryo Labs.
  7. We Use Less Information to Make Decisions Than We Think at Harvard Business Review.
  8. Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why you don’t need a college degree to be successful at Business Insider.
  9. Jordan Peterson’s 10-step process for stronger writing at Big Think.
  10. R package primer at Karl Broman‘s website.
  11. Researchers Can Now Cheaply Turn Atmospheric CO2 Back Into Coal at IFLScience.
  12. Plano de estudos em machine learning com conteúdos em português at Italo José’s GitHub.
  13. O Brasil em dados libertos.
  14. Reconhecimento facial ajuda a prender criminoso no Carnaval de Salvador at Canal Tech.
  15. Conhecer o próprio genoma envolve surpresas e decepções at Folha de São Paulo.
  16. Qual a lógica do detector de mentiras? at Revista Questão de Ciência.
  17. Pesquisas que parecem medicina, mas não são at Revista Questão de Ciência.
  18. A distribuição de pessoas com doutorado pelo Brasil at Nexo Jornal.
  19. Programadores tornarão o caminho mais fácil para invasores dizem pesquisadores at Mundo Hacker.


  1. How Not To Run an A/B Test at Evan Miller’s blog.
  2. Hypothesis Tests in One Picture at Data Science Central Blogs.

Scientific Articles

  1. Classifying spatial patterns of brain activity with machine learning methods: application to lie detection at NeuroImage.


  1. The Unspoken Reality Behind the Harvard Gates by Alex Chang on TEDxSHSID at Ivy-Way Academy YouTube Channel.
  2. Brasileiro cria robôs que fazem vídeos e publicam no YouTube sozinhos at InfoMoney.