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1:54 AM
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NERDS: Statistics is pretty cool guys ok WORLD: whatever NERDS: :( NERDS: it's called Machine Learning now WORLD: OMG MUST HAVE IMMEDIATELY
unfortunately one-boxing screws up the layout there; follow the link on the date at the bottom to see the original. He later followed that with
I built a machine learning model to predict the odds of nerds telling me ML and statistics aren't actually the same. Turns out it's 100%
 
 
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1:53 PM
Has anybody heard of the "Gaussian correlation inequality"?
"A Long-Sought Proof, Found and Almost Lost

When a German retiree proved a famous long-standing mathematical conjecture, the response was underwhelming"
 
 
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6:36 PM
Interesting article, @amoeba. It seems obvious to me, but then, I guess it seemed obvious to a lot of people who subsequently couldn't actually prove it.
 

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