It’s Hall Of Fame time again. And there’s a boorish loudmouth trumpeting his own qualifications (which doesn’t ever work even when a nice guy does it–see Oliver, Al.) and blaming his lack of immortality on some of his personal opinions because, as we know, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America
So there’s a new survey on healthiest and unhealthiest states in America compiled, admittedly, by some semi-clickbait web site, but based on the usual health data–obesity rate, smoking, docs per 100K population, cardiovascular death rate, uninsured rate. The results are about what you’d expect, though without bothering to correlate
Brownian motion (brounēən ˈmōSHən)
1. The erratic random movement of microscopic particles in a fluid, as a result of continuous bombardment from molecules of the surrounding medium.
2. The activity of a crowd of middle-aged men calling home on their cellphones as they wander the aisles in Whole Foods on Thanksgiving morning.
The linked post is pretty heavy stuff, but at least look at the first couple paragraphs before Sam Wang gets all mathy with it. He also does a good job of explaining why PEC is different, by design, from 538—that the goals are different, and perhaps the motivations as well.
So there was a piece I saw online from the NY Times today, kind of a simplistic Q&A between Nicholas Kristof and Tim Keller, and if none of this means anything to you, that’s also cool. A friend asked us what we thought of how Keller did in his responses to
Spending the day, as I often do, listening to company conference presentations and/or–in today’s case, and–meetings with management teams. Today, I’m in drug world (no, not the way you might think).
So what’cha got? Some interesting sidelights on drug pricing from a conference presentation this morning, given by a company, Neurocrine
Well, yeah, the Series will have ended by the time you see this, the Fall Classic nearly becoming the Winter Wonderland and all with Game 7 moving into November, and clearly no degree of rooting for the Indians, even to the extent of finding this month’s song lyric snippet, will
Well, no more polls, and as much as I like figuring out what things really mean, even I’m more than a little tired of it all. The last couple surveys came in this morning, both tracking polls that have always favored Trump (remember the LA Times tracker that is wildly
More polls, no change, so the decline of the last week appears to have flattened out, though I won’t call it a trough unless it starts to climb again.