What interesting statistical information can I dig out of this medical billing data? [more inside]
I need some suggestions for data analysis and displaying trending information. At the moment I'm doing this with a huge amount of Excel pivote tables. The goal is to highlight increasing trends and top hitters in some sort of (semi)automated way. The catch is that the data is pretty deep. For example, say I have a metric for "server rebooted for unknown reason"(which, by the way, is one of 50 things measured)...I'd like to also see the break down by server type and then by, say, location and then to see it by week. [more inside]
I'm exhausted from trying to understand the working environment at a new job, and hoping the hive mind can help me figure out how to become better at this job. [more inside]
Lots of interrelated data, little idea of how to analyze it. What method or type of software is best for collecting complex information for future analysis? [more inside]
Is there such a thing as a graphic equalizer for images? Can I obtain it? [more inside]
Dotcom revenue statistics for dummies. I'm trying to get my head around how stats like revenue/page view, revenue/unique user, etc. are calculated and used. [more inside]
Question about nutrition information - For products like pickles and olives, which are usually packaged in jars with brine, does the total sodium content listed on the facts (amount per serving x number of servings) include the amount in the liquid? [more inside]
Excel charting help: Help me analyze sales stats based on salesperson tenure. [more inside]
I'm looking for a website and video that described a man who wrote some software that radically remixed video. [more inside]
Have I been wrong on my financial core beliefs? [more inside]
Internet resources for understanding poetry. [more inside]
How do i use Michael Porter's value chain analysis for an airline company (not aircraft)? [more inside]
I recently read the short story "Buried Talents" by Richard Matheson (of "I Am Legend" fame (Amazon link
). What does it mean?
Short summary: a strange man is uncannily successful at beating a carnival game; when he leaves, the man running the game (who had been getting flustered), appears very ill.
I'd like to figure out how to do good looking data visualization for reports beyond Excel charts, but without any coding/programming skills except xhtml/css. [more inside]
Help me find some shot-by-shot breakdowns and analysis of famous movie scenes, with examples of the shots! [more inside]
Obscure linux/unix text processing command: what is 'dt'? [more inside]
Who will the current bailout plan benefit and how? [more inside]
Principal components factor analysis and scale construction (filter) again. [more inside]
Statistics Filter: Finding the top 10% from thousands of data points. Bonus question: inflection point value. [more inside]
Is there a differentiable function f(x) such that the derivative is nowhere continuous? That is, f'(x) has no point of continuity? [more inside]
Are there any good website where they analyze a movie thoroughly just as though you are in a film class (from cinematic, philosophical, psychological, etc. perspectives)?
What are other sites that tell me about the "realness" of television shows? [more inside]
How do we know what makes up a gemstone? And did people know in the previous centuries when (I assume) these techniques weren't around [more inside]
Looking for a general background/framework within which to define the more technical aspects of a textual analysis project, as well as interesting examples of computer-driven textual analysis. [more inside]
Say a large web based company like Amazon or eBay wants to roll out a major new feature but first needs to perform a cost benefit analysis. What's the process used to forecast the benefits? [more inside]
A friend has recently been offered a position that will involve modelling the company processes in her company. She has a good knowledge of the business but needs to learn to formalize this knowledge into proper business process models. Where can she start a crash course on the formal approaches to modelling and creating diagrams of the processes used in this company of about 100 employees? [more inside]
Lately I have been playing many strategy board games and not winning that much. I feel I need to become a more adept strategic / tactical thinker. What books, mental exercises or other things could help me? [more inside]
Where's a good place to read some well-thought-out articles or websites that are in favor of Hillary? [more inside]
Where can I find no-nonsense, scientific analysis of important issues, practical advice, and forecasts for the future? [more inside]
Help! I’m a language arts teacher and they are asking me to analyze data… [more inside]
How can I annotate and tag text within multiple documents, so that I can categorize and search through my annotations later? [more inside]
I heard about a book that covered philosophical questions at the core of mathematics. This interests me, but I'm really interested because if I remember correctly it used understanding of euler's identity
as an example. What was this book?
Question: How is it possible to enjoy the moment while staying goal-oriented [more inside]
I'm having a difficult time working with my psychotherapist. Is this normal, or should I end it? [more inside]
How do I account for twins in statistical analysis? By 'twins' I mean two people born at the same time, rather than any unknown-to-me technical meaning for the word 'twins' in statistics. [more inside]
Macbook warranty blues. I asked a question after I managed to mess up an OS X update and am thankful to report that all is well and all photos of my newborn are safe and well (and backed up!). However..
help on fugues! im looking for analyses of the fugues in "Well Tempered Clavier" 1 and 2 by J.S. Bach [more inside]
I'm looking for books on survey design and statistical analysis. [more inside]
I have become interested in finance. After lots of reading, I understand the mechanics of how most financial instruments work. Now I want to understand how they are used in the marketplace, specifically analysis or description of transactions and their outcomes. What should I read? [more inside]
Is there a recent American Word Corpus available for free? [more inside]
Is there somewhere on the web that offers analyses of the best time to look for an apartment in an area (specifically, Berkeley/Northern Oakland)? Or, alternately, is Craig's List conveniently archived somewhere? [more inside]
What open source package do you like for Apache logfile analysis? [more inside]
Is there a way to analyse calendar (iCal) data that I've accumulated over the past year? For Example, Total hours spent doing X, or Total hours spent in Category A. [more inside]
A company has asked me to serve as a "lead generator" for them. I will be paid an hourly fee to call potential customers, and then turn interested leads over to the sales team. How do I show my employer what the potential benefit would be vs. the cost of paying me? [more inside]
LSAT Filter: I'm taking the test next Sat and I could use any pointers or tips about reading comprehension... [more inside]
What software do people currently recommend using to do web log analysis on OS X? [more inside]
How do I best analyze the performance of my mutual funds? [more inside]
What is Multivariable Testing, really? It was mentioned in this NYTimes article
, but the term is only ever used in relation to QualPro, Inc.
. What is the real mathematical/statistical technique they're using? Is this related to the Taguchi Method
? Can someone explain it to me?
Tools to analyze a mailing list archive? [more inside]
Is Scientific American's spell-checker broken? (via justkevin) [more inside]