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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.

Irrational behavior returns

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Dan Ariely wanted to let you know is running his free online course A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior for the second time, starting on March 11th. He would be delighted to have you (and all your friends and family).

2014 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, Max Planck Institute, Berlin

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We invite talented graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to the annual Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality hosted by Gerd Gigerenzer (Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition) and Ralph Hertwig (Center for Adaptive Rationality). The Summer Institute will gather distinguished scientists and 35 talented young researchers from diverse backgrounds for a conversation focused on the importance of simple solutions to the complex problems of the modern world.

Bounded Rationality Summer School at Max Planck, Berlin 2014

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We invite talented graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to the annual Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality: Simple Solutions for a Complex World.

Behavioral Science and Policy Association (BSPA)

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DSN readers take note of new association, the Behavioral Science & Policy Association (BSPA), and a new journal, Behavioral Science & Policy

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

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The AAAS Science Technology Policy Fellowship that now has placement opportunities for the new U.S. Social and Behavioral Science Team. This is an outstanding opportunity for would-be Nudgers to bring our science into practice serving the public interest through various government agencies.