Comments on: I need your help in setting up the ultimate bracket: Picking the ideal seminar speaker
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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:30:04 +0000hourly1https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.2By: Back by popular demand . . . The Greatest Seminar Speaker contest! - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-940027
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:03:38 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-940027[…] blog readers will remember our seminar speaker competition from a few years […]
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https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-722154
Wed, 02 May 2018 03:38:49 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-722154I was disappointed that Thomas Bayes did not make it into either the Philosophy, Religious Leaders or Cult Figures categories.
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https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-228734
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:43:33 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-228734[…] For instance, there’s a serious discussion of Bruno Latour, whom Andrew Gelman for one frequently mocks, and not without reason. I don’t think Godfrey-Smith should’ve mocked or omitted Latour and […]
]]>By: George Carlin (2) vs. John Waters (1); Updike advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-215016
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:11:00 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-215016[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Friedrich Nietzsche (4) vs. John Updike; Austen advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214964
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:11:07 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214964[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Stewart Lee vs. Jane Austen; Dick advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214934
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:06:39 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214934[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Chris Rock (3) vs. Thomas Hobbes; Wood advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214748
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:10:22 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214748[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Claude Levi-Strauss (4) vs. Ed Wood (3); Cervantes wins - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214663
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:00:32 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214663[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Miguel de Cervantes (2) vs. Albert Camus (1); Twain wins - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214564
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:10:33 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214564[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Round 3 begins! Mark Twain (4) vs. Mary Baker Eddy - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214460
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:10:46 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214460[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Judy Garland (4) vs. John Waters (1); Carlin advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214410
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:06:46 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214410[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: George Carlin (2) vs. Jacques Derrida; Updike advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214361
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:02:52 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214361[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: John Updike vs. Bertrand Russell; Nietzsche advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214265
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:21:12 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214265[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Karl Marx vs. Friedrich Nietzsche (4); Austen advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214113
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:10:53 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214113[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: March Madness! - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-214103
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:06:12 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-214103[…] what you want about Bruno Latour, he inspired an excellent […]
]]>By: Jane Austen vs. Karl Popper; Lee advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213979
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:11:04 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213979[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Sigmund Freud vs. Stewart Lee; Dick advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213880
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:11:33 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213880[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Grandma Moses vs. Philip K. Dick (2); Gandhi advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213800
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:10:53 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213800[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Mohandas Gandhi (1) vs. Mother Teresa (4); Tolstoy advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213721
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 16:10:24 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213721[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Simone de Beauvoir (2) vs. Chris Rock (3); Wood advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213600
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:10:55 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213600[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Ed Wood (3) vs. Alan Turing (2); Levi-Strauss advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213516
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:10:58 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213516[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Leonardo da Vinci (1) vs. Claude Levi-Strauss; Camus advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213436
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:10:50 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213436[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Thomas Kinkade vs. Albert Camus (1); Cervantes advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213359
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:00:46 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213359[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Miguel de Cervantes (2) vs. Henry David Thoreau (3); Eddy advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213283
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:06:19 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213283[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Mary Baker Eddy vs. Mohammad (2); Twain advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213217
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:07:25 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213217[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Round 2 begins! Plato (1) vs. Mark Twain (4) - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213167
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213167[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: John Waters (1) vs. Bono; Garland advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213104
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:10:04 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213104[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Judy Garland (4) vs. Al Sharpton; Derrida advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-213029
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:01:03 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-213029[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Bernard-Henry Levy (3) vs. Jacques Derrida; Carlin advances - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212933
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:11:23 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212933[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: George Carlin (2) vs. Barbara Kruger - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212842
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:10:33 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212842[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Rembrandt van Rijn (2) vs. Betrand Russell - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212770
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:00:26 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212770[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Buddha (3) vs. John Updike - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212666
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:11:06 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212666[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Friedrich Nietzsche (4) vs. Alan Bennett - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212605
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:06:14 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212605[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: William Shakespeare (1) vs. Karl Marx - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212541
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:01:20 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212541[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Richard Pryor (1) vs. Karl Popper - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212442
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:10:10 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212442[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Abraham (4) vs. Jane Austen - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212361
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:06:58 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212361[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Aristotle (3) vs. Stewart Lee - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212259
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:10:33 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212259[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Martin Luther King (2) vs. Sigmund Freud - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212172
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:11:34 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212172[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Philip K. Dick (2) vs. Jean Baudrillard - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-212082
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:06:35 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-212082[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Vincent van Gogh (3) vs. Grandma Moses - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211998
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 17:06:00 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211998[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Mother Teresa (4) vs. Sun Myung Moon - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211931
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:11:24 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211931[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Mohandas Gandhi (1) vs. Stanley Kubrick - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211853
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:00:35 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211853[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Jesus (1) vs. Leo Tolstoy - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211760
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:06:11 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211760[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Larry David (4) vs. Thomas Hobbes - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211688
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:10:22 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211688[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Chris Rock (3) vs. Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211618
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:00:12 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211618[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Simone de Beauvoir (2) vs. Raymond Carver - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211526
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:11:23 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211526[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Alan Turing (2) vs. Yoko Ono - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211421
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:11:08 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211421[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Ed Wood (3) vs. Phyllis Schlafly - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211340
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:10:58 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211340[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Leonardo da Vinci (1) vs. The guy who did Piss Christ - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-211141
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:11:43 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-211141[…] As always, here’s the background, and here are the […]
]]>By: Albert Camus (1) vs. Bruno Latour - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2015/01/15/picking-ideal-seminar-speaker-ultimate-bracket/#comment-210918
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:10:51 +0000http://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/?p=23548#comment-210918[…] now, today, the contest you’ve all been waiting for. That’s right, Brrrrrrrrruno Latour himself! But Bruno got a tough draw: he’s up against Albert Camus, the #1 seed in the “Modern […]
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