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February 8, 2015

Year 2014 in review

January 12, 2014

Compute the product of a column of data using SQL

January 8, 2014

A new year’s post

April 12, 2012

Canada post sues Canadian web2.0 & gis pioneer

January 22, 2012

Comments closed

November 19, 2011

Open Data Saskatchewan begins

October 31, 2011

Update on openfisheries.org data API

September 2, 2011

openfisheries.org is live

August 10, 2011

Regex, sql files, and panel data recoding on Statabytes

June 25, 2011

New Stata blog

June 2, 2011

Using -levelsof- to future-proof a loop through factorial variables in Stata

January 18, 2011

First shot at grabbing data from web APIs using Stata

January 17, 2011

Ideas on how to “fix” fisheries subsidies

December 9, 2010

Economist Paul Krugman comments on the physical sciences

December 9, 2010

Advocate vs. scientist on SMBC

December 8, 2010

Mathematica 8 translates english to mathematics

November 22, 2010

Download and unzip data files from Stata (Linux/Windows)

November 21, 2010

Why piracy works in one image and a quote

November 19, 2010

Pop Economics on why gold might not be a great investment

November 10, 2010

Connect to MySQL database using Stata

November 3, 2010

Short script to backup MySQL database from Python

October 3, 2010

How to convert CSV data to geoJSON

October 1, 2010

Generate monte-carlo simulated data for simultaneous equations

September 10, 2010

Upgrade Stata on Ubuntu to avoid memory issues

September 1, 2010

Create bibtex from a list of text references

August 28, 2010

Getting javascript to run in a WordPress blog entry

August 26, 2010

Mapping data on the web using Mapbox & OpenLayers

June 25, 2010

Taxi cabs and drunk driving

June 20, 2010

When giving a friend a ride to work is illegal

June 20, 2010

Statistical analysis Q&A website

May 25, 2010

A new source for free economic data

May 23, 2010

Your relationship to data and openness

May 12, 2010

Open data can save Canadian taxpayers

April 30, 2010

A few tips on using powerpoint effectively

April 28, 2010

The beauty of mathematics in nature expressed in video

April 20, 2010

Open data from the World Bank

March 22, 2010

Google finally lifts censorship in China

March 18, 2010

Record sales for the motion picture industry despite piracy

March 16, 2010

Windows licensing is a hurdle to competition with up-and-comer Ubuntu Linux

March 14, 2010

Happy birthday Pi!

March 9, 2010

Visualizing censorship in China

March 6, 2010

European subsidies pay for illegal fishing off the African coast

March 5, 2010

How healthy foods can be bad for your health and your pocket book

March 4, 2010

Government subsidies contribute to American obesity

March 3, 2010

How an earthquake in Chile reduces welfare in Canada

March 2, 2010

Improve your performance by ditching your multi-tasking mindset

February 23, 2010

Random conversion of imported data to factors in R

February 15, 2010

Google landing page is a hub for Vancouver 2010 Olympics information

February 11, 2010

NppToR: R Syntax Highlighting, Code Folding and Code-Passing for R in Notepad++

February 8, 2010

Sustainable certification authority MSC

February 2, 2010

Backup your online data with Backupify

January 13, 2010

The link between income, regulation, technology and the environment

December 15, 2009

The end for journals is closer than we think

December 14, 2009

Mark Twain on majorities

December 13, 2009

The most rational discussion of climate change I have read yet

December 8, 2009

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December 7, 2009

Score one for data freedom and transparency

December 3, 2009

Somali pirates use markets to reduce risk and increase rewards

November 29, 2009

The tenuous relationship between minimum wages and obesity

November 27, 2009

How not to report statistics

November 25, 2009

Free and open data sources on the web

November 2, 2009

Illegal music downloaders support the music industry more than paying customers

October 24, 2009

Collapsing multiple date variables in Stata

October 23, 2009

Vancouver mayors get transit incentives wrong

October 23, 2009

Follow the CFL with your google calendar or iCal

October 10, 2009

Stata on stackoverflow and other helpful hints

October 10, 2009

Installing Stata on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

September 30, 2009

InfoChimps centralizes data and improves market for datasets

September 29, 2009

The economics of scientific collaboration

September 28, 2009

Website’s new look

September 18, 2009

I’d be loopy if I were a Stata command

August 20, 2009

It Would’ve Been Worse Without Me

July 6, 2009

Economic Research with Yahoo! Pipes

June 16, 2009

Using Dropbox to Sync Your Files Across Computers

January 9, 2009

Cute Things Falling Asleep

June 26, 2008

To be or not to be obese

June 12, 2007

Art or Bird Droppings?

May 24, 2007

What You Know About Math