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Change how you see the countries of the world: This time with infographics

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VISUALIZING COUNTRIES IN TERMS OF US STATES Syria is about the size of Florida with about the same population     Change how you see the world. Put things into perspective! In our most labor-intensive post ever, Jake Hofman and I have created, for every country in the world, a way to think of that […]

Do things when other people aren’t doing them

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Google has launched the uncrowdedr feature we’ve long been longing for.

Got good ideas for crowdsourcing? Attend the IARPA Proposers’ Day conference

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) will host a Proposers’ Day Conference for the Crowdsourcing Evidence, Argumentation, Thinking and Evaluation (CREATE) Program on June 30, 2015, in anticipation of the release of a new solicitation in support of the Program.

2015 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality in Berlin

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Apply to the 2015 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, which takes place June 4–11, 2015, at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.

Put your model where your mouth is: a choice prediction competition

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You are invited to enter a competition among models that capture classical choice anomalies (including Allais, St. Petersburg, and Ellsberg paradoxes, and loss aversion) .

Choose a frequent flier program – 2015 Edition

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We present the new “choose an airline loyalty program” tool for 2015. It has graphical hotness.

Decide which frequent flyer program is best for your city

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Use our interactive tool to find out which airline has the most departures from your city

Visualize Prospect Theory

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Cool Prospect Theory Visualizer draws the curves for you.

Student data science presentations on Citibikes and Stop and Frisk

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This summer, researchers at Microsoft Research NYC launched the Data Science Summer School outreach program (DS3 for short), an 8 week hands-on course to impart skills and increase diversity in computer science.

Publishers withdraw more than 120 gibberish papers

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The publishers Springer and IEEE are removing more than 120 papers from their subscription services after a French researcher discovered that the works were computer-generated nonsense.