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You don't snooze, you bruise

Sara Stoudt / May 10, 2020

This article cross-posted from  You don't snooze, you bruise May 10, 2020  |  Sara Stoudt  |  Berkeley Science Review ___________________________   Lack of sleep can reduce pain tolerance and lead to higher temperature sensitivity.

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Bayesians v. Frequentists: A Tale as Old as Time

Sara Stoudt / April 27, 2020

This article cross-posted from  Bayesians v. Frequentists: A Tale as Old as Time  April 27, 2020   |   Sara Stoudt   |  Ecology for the Masses ___________________________

Model Mis-specification: All The Ways Things Can Go Wrong…

Sara Stoudt / March 19, 2020

This article cross-posted with Model Mis-specification: All The Ways Things Can Go Wrong… March 19, 2020  |  Sara Stoudt  |  Ecology for the Masses ___________________________

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Life as a new I4H Data Science Health Innovation Fellow: Navigating the complex world of US healthcare to find solutions for unmet patient needs

/ March 7, 2020

This article cross-posted with  Life as a new I4H Data Science Health Innovation Fellow March 7, 2020  |  Leonard Apeltsin, et al  |  Innovate For Health Blog ___________________________

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Predicting Neighborhood Change Using Big Data and Machine Learning: Potential and Pitfalls

Karen Chapple / February 26, 2020

BIDS welcomes this guest blog post from Karen Chapple, co-founder of Berkeley's Urban Displacement Project:

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What's the deal with p-values and their friend, the confidence interval?

Sara Stoudt / February 13, 2020

Much of ecological research involves making a decision. Does implementing a particular management strategy significantly increase the species diversity of a region? Is the amount of tree cover significantly associated with the number of deer? Do bigger individuals of a species tend to have longer life expectancies?

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Creating intelligent microscopes: deep learning for single-shot autofocus microscopy

Henry Pinkard / December 10, 2019

A novel computational imaging autofocusing system for microscopes has been created utilizing an off-the-shelf LED and a machine learning algorithm that incorporates optical physics knowledge in its design.

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rOpenSci Announces a New Award From The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to Improve the Scientific Package Ecosystem for R

Karthik Ram / November 20, 2019

This article is cross-posted from rOpenSci Announces a New Award From The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to Improve the Scientific Package Ecosystem for R November 6, 2019   |   Karthik Ram   |   ROpenSci Blog

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Outreachy mentoring via NumPy

Matti Picus / October 28, 2019

The Outreachy program provides internships to encourage diversity in the Free and Open Source Software communities. Over the summer of 2019, Sebastian Berg and Matti Picus mentored an intern, Kriti Singh, who contributed to low-level NumPy documentation.

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