Slashdot Items Tagged "stats"

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Tuesday May 17, 2016 @08:36PM Employers Struggle To Find Workers Who Can Pass A Drug Test
Saturday March 26, 2016 @02:12PM IBM Researchers Propose Device To Dramatically Speed Up Neural-Net Learning
Sunday March 20, 2016 @07:20PM Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:27PM Research Suggests 'CS For All' May Mean Lower Pay For All
Friday March 18, 2016 @07:10PM More Devs Now Use OS X Than Linux, Says Survey
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:18PM Why Buses Need To Be More Dangerous
Sunday March 13, 2016 @04:14PM Study Finds 3 Laws Could Reduce Firearm Deaths By 90%
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:06PM This Was America's Warmest Winter On Record
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:58PM Fighting Food Poisoning In Las Vegas With Machine Learning
Monday March 07, 2016 @09:44AM MIT's Eyebrowse To Rank and Review Internet Sites, While Retaining Privacy
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:48PM Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:56PM Hopkins Study Finds Popular Blood Pressure App Wildly Inaccurate
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:29AM Google-Backed SSD Endurance Research Shows MLC Flash As Reliable As SLC
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:31AM Are CEOs Overpaid? Not Compared With College Presidents
Thursday February 25, 2016 @11:11AM Many Surveys, About One In Five, May Contain Fraudulent Data
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:47PM Microsoft Telemetry Collection, Explained
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:51PM Rubio and Kasich Are Living Out a Classic Game Theory Dilemma
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @01:40PM In Progress: Fastest Sea Rise In At Least 2800 Years
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:04PM Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:02PM Valve Releases SteamVR Perf Test To Measure Your PC
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:19PM Even On eBay, Women Get Paid Less For Their Labor
Friday February 19, 2016 @11:52AM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @04:06AM Why Some Cities Get All the Good Jobs
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:38PM Last January Was the Hottest Global Temperature Anomaly In Recorded History
Monday February 15, 2016 @02:50PM Americans' Evolution Knowledge Isn't That Bad, If You Ask About Elephants
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:33PM Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @03:49PM Women Get Pull Requests Accepted More (Except When You Know They're Women)
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @10:41AM Skylake Breaks 7GHz In Intel Overclocking World Record
Monday February 08, 2016 @08:08PM GitHub Open Sources Their Internal Testing Tool
Sunday February 07, 2016 @10:28PM Video Gamers From the '90s Have Turned Out Mostly OK
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:28AM Facebook Knocks "Six Degrees of Separation" Down a Few Notches
Friday February 05, 2016 @02:46PM The Performance of Ubuntu Linux Over the Past 10 Years
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @04:45PM Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:19PM Windows 10 Passes Windows XP In Market Share
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:43PM Triple M.2 NVMe RAID-0 Testing Proves Latency Reductions
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:38AM Math Says Conspiracies Are Prone To Unravel
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @11:18AM Tech Salaries Had Biggest Year-Over-Year Leap In 2015
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 @12:25PM Estimating Damages From the VW Emissions Scandal
Thursday January 21, 2016 @12:00PM Twins Study Finds No Evidence That Marijuana Lowers IQ In Teens
Thursday January 21, 2016 @09:20AM Nielsen Adds Facebook To Social TV Ratings
Thursday January 14, 2016 @04:32PM More People In Europe Are Dying Than Are Being Born
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:07AM UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units
Thursday January 07, 2016 @03:27PM Java Named Top Programming Language of 2015
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @11:32AM Tech Segments Facing Turbulence In 2016
Saturday December 26, 2015 @12:48PM Star Wars Fans and Video Game Geeks 'More Likely To Be Narcissists,' Study Finds
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:52AM Ubuntu User Count Pegged At Over One Billion
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @01:07PM US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Programmer Jobs Will Decline 8%
Monday December 21, 2015 @05:23PM Facebook, Google Top Year-End App List
Thursday December 17, 2015 @12:48PM Unity Benchmarks Browser WebGL Performance
Saturday December 12, 2015 @05:30PM Looking For Jupiter-Class Planets Indicates Solar Systems Like Ours Are Rare
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:01AM $5 Raspberry Pi Zero Compared To Intel's NetBurst CPUs & Newer
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:29AM Choose a Better Train With Web Scraping
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @01:15PM Experimental Study of 29 Polyhedral Dice Using Rolling Machine, OpenCV Analysis
Saturday November 28, 2015 @03:02PM How Bad of a World Are We Really Living In Right Now?
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @01:03PM Microsoft Blames Layoffs For Drop In Female Employees
Sunday November 15, 2015 @11:36AM GPS Always Overestimates Distances
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:19AM WordPress Now Powers 25% of the Web
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:38PM Canada Reinstates Mandatory Census, To Delight of Social Scientists
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:44AM Tech Unemployment Rising In Some Categories
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:07AM Samsung Demos PCIe NVMe SSD At 5.6 GB Per Second, 1 Million IOPS
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:13PM Space-Time: Scott Kelly Breaks Time-Aloft Record For US Astronauts
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:38PM More Tech, STEM Workers Voluntarily Quitting Their Jobs
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @11:38AM Study Finds Higher Rates of Premature Birth Near Fracking Sites
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:20AM Microsoft Claims 110M Devices Now Run Windows 10
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:34AM B612 Foundation Loses Partnership With NASA; Asteroids Not a Significant Risk
Friday October 02, 2015 @07:42PM Ask Slashdot: Is the Gap Between Data Access Speeds Widening Or Narrowing?
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:59AM Linux Foundation Puts the Cost of Replacing Its Open Source Projects At $5 Billion
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:58AM Houston's Gifted Education Program Biased Against Blacks and Latinos
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @09:02AM (Over-)Measuring the Working Man
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:25PM iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:10AM Selfies Kill More People Than Shark Attacks
Saturday September 26, 2015 @02:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:53PM An AI Hunts the Wild Animals Carrying Ebola
Thursday September 24, 2015 @11:37AM Fable Legends DX12 Benchmark Stressing High End GPUs
Thursday September 17, 2015 @08:46AM Researcher Trying To Teach Computer What Women He's Attracted To
Friday September 11, 2015 @10:22AM In Survey of American Universities, MIT Scores Worst In Cybersecurity
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:08PM Do Tech Firms Really Want Liberal Arts Majors?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:59AM Survey: More Women Are Going Into Programming
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:38AM Congressional Testimony: A Surprising Consensus On Climate
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:07PM Windows 10 Grabs 5.21% Market Share, Passing Windows Vista and Windows 8
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:30AM Scientific Papers With Shorter Titles Get More Citations
Monday August 24, 2015 @06:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Saturday August 22, 2015 @06:04PM Standardized Tests Blamed, Asian Students Ignored In Google-Gallup K-12 CS Study
Saturday August 22, 2015 @01:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:37AM Georgia Aquarium Battles Federal Government Over Belugas
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:16AM XKCD Author's New Unpublished Book Becomes Scientific Best-Seller
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:07AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:29PM Data Center Standard Proposal Adds WEE To PUE
Saturday August 01, 2015 @03:15PM ARIN IPv4 Addresses Run Out Tomorrow
Friday July 31, 2015 @07:22PM 10 Years of Intel Processors Compared
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:58AM On Linux, $550 Radeon R9 Fury Competes With $200~350 NVIDIA GPUs
Friday July 24, 2015 @11:34PM Gigabit Internet Access Now Supported By 84 US ISPs
Monday July 20, 2015 @10:17PM Silicon Valley Still Wrestling With Diversity Issues
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:31PM Study: Living Near Fracking Correlates With Increased Hospital Visits
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:32PM Most Comprehensive Study Yet On Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:25PM A Welcome Shift: Spam Now Constitutes Less Than Half of All Email
Sunday July 12, 2015 @04:07PM CSTA: Google Surveying Educators On Unconscious Biases of Students, Parents
Saturday July 11, 2015 @08:41PM Calculating the Truck-Factor of Popular Open Source Projects
Saturday July 11, 2015 @09:31AM Linux Foundation's Census Project Ranks Open Source Software At Risk
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:09PM The College Majors Most Likely To Marry Each Other
Thursday July 09, 2015 @09:01AM Study: Women Less Likely To Be Shown Ads For High-paid Jobs On Google
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:31AM Researchers Study "Harbingers of Failure," Consumers Who Habitually Pick Losers
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @08:54AM Scientists Look For Patterns In North Carolina Shark Attacks
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:06AM FB Reveals Woeful Diversity Numbers
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:18AM When Will Your Hard Drive Fail?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @08:44AM The Words That Indicate Malicious Domain URLs
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @04:39AM CDC: Average American Woman Now Weighs As Much As 1960s US Man
Saturday June 13, 2015 @05:10PM Surface Pro 3 Handily Outperforms iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9
Thursday June 11, 2015 @05:32PM NASA Releases Massive Climate Change Data Set
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:16PM Uber's Rise In China May Be Counterfeit
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @10:32AM Computer Modeling Failed During the Ebola Outbreak
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:35AM US Tech Companies Expected To Lose More Than $35 Billion Over NSA Spying
Friday June 05, 2015 @08:43PM How Ready Is IPv6 To Succeed IPv4?
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:23PM NOAA: Global Warming 'Pause' Never Happened
Friday June 05, 2015 @05:44PM Google Releases Report On Autonomous Vehicle Accidents
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:45AM Baidu Forced To Withdraw Last Month's ImageNet Test Results
Saturday May 30, 2015 @11:39AM Google Chrome Tops 1 Billion Users
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:08PM 'Prisonized' Neighborhoods Make Recidivism More Likely
Thursday May 28, 2015 @11:41AM A Tool For Analyzing H-1B Visa Applications Reveals Tech Salary Secrets
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:33AM Dell Precision M3800 Mobile Workstation Packs Thunderbolt 2, Quadro, IGZO2 Panel
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @08:03AM No, Your SSD Won't Quickly Lose Data While Powered Down
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @08:03AM Forecasting the Next Pandemic
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:57PM How MMO Design Has Improved Bar Trivia
Thursday May 14, 2015 @03:05PM What Happens To Our Musical Taste As We Age?
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @09:57PM Intel NUC5i7RYH Broadwell Mini PC With Iris Pro Graphics Tested
Sunday May 10, 2015 @09:45AM Poker Pros Win Against AI, But Experts Peg Match As Statistical Draw
Saturday May 09, 2015 @12:31PM Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places
Sunday May 03, 2015 @04:42PM Empty Landscape Looms, If Large Herbivores Continue to Die Out
Sunday May 03, 2015 @10:48AM Chrome Passes 25% Market Share, IE and Firefox Slip
Friday May 01, 2015 @08:53PM Humans Dominating Poker Super Computer
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:35PM Yes, You Can Blame Your Pointy-Haired Boss On the Peter Principle
Thursday April 30, 2015 @04:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:46AM An Open Ranking of Wikipedia Pages
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:42AM The Engineer's Lament -- Prioritizing Car Safety Issues
Friday April 24, 2015 @10:52AM MIT Developing AI To Better Diagnose Cancer
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:00AM Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden
Sunday April 19, 2015 @02:03AM FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:21AM Can High Intelligence Be a Burden Rather Than a Boon?
Thursday April 16, 2015 @11:26AM IT Worker's Lawsuit Accuses Tata of Discrimination
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:49AM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Friday March 20, 2015 @06:50PM Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:16PM Sewage Bacteria Reveal Cities' Obesity Rates
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:23AM That U2 Apple Stunt Wasn't the Disaster You Might Think It Was
Monday March 02, 2015 @10:15PM Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer
Thursday February 26, 2015 @09:56PM Pebble Time Smartwatch Receives Overwhelming Support On Kickstarter
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @11:48AM H-1B Visas Proving Lucrative For Engineers, Dev Leads
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @11:38AM UK Scientists Claim 1Tbps Data Speed Via Experimental 5G Technology
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:16PM An Evidence-Based Approach To Online Dating
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:36AM New Map Shows USA's Quietest Places
Friday February 13, 2015 @10:50PM Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought
Monday February 09, 2015 @04:02AM Demonii Tracker Tops 30 Million Connected Peers
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:25AM Canadian Climate Scientist Wins Defamation Suit Against National Post
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:59PM Music Doesn't Feature In the Pirate Bay's Top 100 Biggest Torrents
Saturday January 31, 2015 @05:47PM GeForce GTX 980 and 970 Cards From MSI, EVGA, and Zotac Reviewed
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:47AM FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:43AM By the Numbers: The Highest-Paying States For Tech Professionals
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:42AM Tracking Down How Many (Or How Few) People Actively Use Google+
Saturday January 17, 2015 @07:03PM Lies, Damn Lies, and Tech Diversity Statistics
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Friday January 02, 2015 @09:47AM Box Office 2014: Moviegoing Hits Two-Decade Low
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:10PM Cause and Effect: How a Revolutionary New Statistical Test Can Tease Them Apart
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:33PM U.S. Passenger Vehicle Fleet Dirtier After 2008 Recession
Thursday December 04, 2014 @12:19PM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @10:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:28AM "Advanced Life Support" Ambulances May Lead To More Deaths
Thursday November 20, 2014 @09:18AM Nielsen Will Start Tracking Netflix and Amazon Video
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @11:58AM NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Android Lollipop Update Performance Explored
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:28PM Machine Learning Used To Predict Military Suicides
Friday November 14, 2014 @05:24PM How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes
Friday November 14, 2014 @04:54PM An Applied Investigation Into Graphics Card Coil Whine
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:27PM Researchers Forecast the Spread of Diseases Using Wikipedia
Thursday November 13, 2014 @12:02PM Debunking a Viral Internet Post About Breastfeeding Racism
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:19AM Data Center Study Reveals Top 5 SMART Stats That Correlate To Drive Failures
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:50AM How Baidu Tracked the Largest Seasonal Migration of People On Earth
Friday November 07, 2014 @09:39PM Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Data Warehouse Server System?
Monday November 03, 2014 @04:10AM Amazon Releases (Not Many) Details On Its Workforce Demographics
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:20PM How Google Can Get the Flu Right
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:14AM The Most Highly Cited Scientific Papers of All Time
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @12:13PM Your Online TV Watching Can Now Be Tracked Across Devices
Monday October 20, 2014 @11:56AM Developers, IT Still Racking Up (Mostly) High Salaries
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:26PM The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:12PM Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:59AM Your Typing Style Is Now, Or Could Soon Be, Big Data
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:57AM Your typing style is now, or could soon be, big data
Saturday October 11, 2014 @08:48PM Mining Kickstarter Data Reveals How To Match Crowdfunding Projects To Investors
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:54PM What Will It Take To Run a 2-Hour Marathon?
Thursday October 09, 2014 @08:30AM Fuel Efficiency Numbers Overstate MPG More For Cars With Small Engines
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:13AM Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:22AM Past Measurements May Have Missed Massive Ocean Warming
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:55AM Fixing Steam's User Rating Charts