Monthly Archives: July 2015

What is a statistical model?

What is a statistical model? This question was posed recently by the excellent “Stats Fact” Twitter account, which linked to a paper that was too complicated for me to understand, involving category theory. Coincidentally, the same question also came up … Continue reading

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Two analogies on ‘Waking Up’

As some of you may already know, throughout my life I’ve had some┬ámental health issues. The DSM terminology provides a good compression algorithm, and I’m comfortable stating that the main problem is generalized anxiety disorder. Major depressive disorder and panic … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Personal, Singing | 5 Comments