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What the Great Depression Can Teach Us About Responding to COVID
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The Number That Becomes More Amazing the More You Study It
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The Worst COVID Prediction Model Was Great at Projecting Cattle Disease in the 1800s
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Jordan Ellenberg and Josh Levin
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It’s Not a Myth: Basketball Players Really Do Have “Hot Hands”
Oct 26, 2015
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The First Woman to Win Math’s Highest Honor Works in a Dynamic Field
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United’s Perverse Frequent Flier Incentive: Spend More, Get More Miles
Jordan Ellenberg and Ben Blatt
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The Iffy Ethics of Making a Huge Number of Facebook Users Very, Very Slightly Sadder
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The Author of How Not to Be Wrong Explains How He Was Wrong
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How Can Rich People Vote Republican and Rich States Vote for Democrats?
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What’s Even Creepier Than Target Guessing That You’re Pregnant?
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Does 0.999… = 1? And Are Divergent Series the Invention of the Devil?
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