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    Conference utility-maximisation

    This next slide shows the two research questions I sought to answer in my PhD. Students scored on average 4.26, which is between 4 and 5. What’s really interesting about this chart is that… I have copies of the full report here if anyone would like one. No? Please take one! I don’t want to…

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    How to Clean Up Your Online Presence and Make a Great First Impression

    Odds are someone is searching the web for you right now, or at least has looked you up fairly recently. Do you know what they learned? Better yet, do you control the pages and profiles they visited? If not, it’s time to take your online reputation into your own hands instead of leaving it to…

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    That’s just so meta: Data about data

    “Sir, I think you should see this.” Imagine an 18th Century sorting office, musty and dusty with leather-bound ledgers in which were meticulously scratched with quill and ink the dates, senders, and receivers of letters. Mr Braithwaite has discerned a pattern in the correspondence of Ms Catherine Mossday. Today, she wrote to her dressmaker, a…

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    New year, new job

    Our new year’s resolution is to help you get a job and, unlike normal resolutions, it’s not one we’ll be giving up on after a week of failed attempts to get up at 6.00am to go to the gym. For us, it starts with writing this post. For you, the first step is to decide…

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    Measure for Measure: Five steps to validity bliss

    Haste still pays haste, and leisure answers leisure; Like doth quit like, and Measure still for Measure (Shakespeare, 1623). There are those who would have you believe that Shakespeare was writing about justice and morality and how everyone gets what they deserve in the end. But what if Shakespeare was really trying to teach us…

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