Blogs I Follow
- Stata tip: Doing something conditional on existence of a variable in the dataset, using a local
- Livres photos pour les bibliothèques, de International School of Ouagadougou (ISO)
- My Dad sends me to a Nigerian comedy web site… pretty good!
- Honey bees are essential for pollination karité trees in Burkina Faso
- Think twice before ordering your poulet grillé in Ouagadougou
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Category Archives: Politics
Ansaroul Islam has carried out at least 78 attacks in northern Burkina Faso since December 2016, according to a dataset compiled from open-sources by the authors, which provides a picture of the group’s TTPs. The group’s primary targets are civilians … Continue reading
I have little idea of the technicalities here, but I thought that any paragraph starting with “bitter irony” should be highlighted. The bitter irony of the noncumulation provision is that an insured will now be able to designate the tower … Continue reading
Today, that changes thanks to the work of Andrew Reagan at the Computational Story Lab at the University of Vermont in Burlington and a few pals. These guys have used sentiment analysis to map the emotional arcs of over 1,700 … Continue reading
The poem always gives me the shivers. Especially the stanza I had to learn by heart for Mrs. Kramer’s third grade class in English language arts. We had to stand in front of the class. Yes, she was an odd … Continue reading
I strongly recommend Humans. Imagine Never Let Me Go made as a TV series. The synths are complex, their interactions amongst themselves and with humans are complex, the human families are complex. This is not one of those ridiculous sci-fi … Continue reading
And this is where things begin to get interesting. Over a month ago, an anonymous post appeared at Economics Job Market Rumors (EJMR), a popular internet forum frequented (I am guessing) by many young economists. This post noted that Family … Continue reading
They shouted angrily about “colonialism” and called for a Prexit, or Puerto Rican exit, from the United States. They denounced the “junta” — or federal control board — that will soon direct this island’s failing governance and finances. Late Thursday … Continue reading