Where are the predictions in sociology? | Bad Hessian
“This is not a post about Nate Silver. I promise.”
Note: having recently realised that I have failed at using Facebook and Twitter like the rest of the crowd, I’m feeling particularly thankful this morning for all the people who push interesting content to my RSS feeds. Thanks to you all. If you do not know what RSS is, try Google Reader and the Reeder application on Mac OS X.
Overcoming the gender wealth gap | LSE Review of Books
An interesting and simple way to sort out your hypotheses: bring them into two conceptual poles, such as the escalator and anchor metaphores here. I use privileges and penalizers as metaphors for common individual-level questions.