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My New Image Policy

A reference post for why I’m going to start having silly drawings in my posts instead of real data. 

April 22, 2016 — Kevin Bonham
Gambling Gave Science Some Lucky Breaks

Gambling Gave Science Some Lucky Breaks

The development of statistics, probability theory, game theory and chaos theory owes a lot to people trying to figure out various games of chance.    

April 19, 2016 — Steve Mirsky

A Strange Lesson about Hashtags and Twitter Spam

Last month, the first day of the #SciArt Tweet Storm was bombarded with porn bots during the first few hours. Solving this problem led to an interesting insight into how bots and Twitter function (some vulgar language ahead)...

April 8, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

The 2016 SciArt Tweet Storm--by the Numbers

The #SciArt Tweet Storm swept over Twitter last month with an astonishing number of tweets displaying the intersection of art and science. In this post Glendon crunches the numbers for the community...

April 5, 2016 — Glendon Mellow
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