Author Archives: Erika Cule
Blogging Beyond is about ten years old now. To celebrate, here are ten papers I like, in chronological order by publication date. Each is accompanied by a short justification for its inclusion in this list. Ridge Regression: Biased estimation for … Continue reading
For those of my readers who are new to my writing, karibuni. Stay with me. The video is for the sake of nostalgia. I am going through a nostalgic phase at the moment. It has been a while since I … Continue reading
I do love how I used to be as an undergraduate. During a clear out, I found an academic diary from the first year of my undergraduate studies. In it, in the notes pages, in between a note about booking … Continue reading
One of the few issues on which my parents both took the same, apparently unwavering and absolute position was that of the sanctity of the secret ballot. Vote, my father said. No vote, no voice, he said. People died for … Continue reading
When in doubt, read the instructions is to productivity what aphorisms are to meaning.
This week, I reviewed Having a Birthday as part of Ant Cule’s project antcule.reviews, (Subtitle: An Extremely Subjective View of Being A Human). For the uninitiated, Ant and I collaborated on this blog post about giving a talk, back when … Continue reading
The Coursera course Think Again: How to Reason and Argue started again on Monday – there’s still time to sign up! I took the course in the second half of 2014, making me a Think Again alumnus. If you are … Continue reading