Weekly links for March 4

has Bayesian probability been banned in England?

At the New York Times, Shivani Vora has a conversation with author and mathematician Manil Suri.

Animated GIFs generated by Mathematica code, via metafilter.

Carl Bialik for the Wall Street Journal explores the upbeat stats on statistics.

Tim Gowers suggests a polymath project based on parallel sorting; Alexander Holroyd has a gallery of pictures of sorting networks.

Vincent Granville of analyticbridge gives a statistical analysis of forecasting meteorite hits and Stefan Geens reconstructs the meteor’s path

Ronald Minton asks do dogs know bifurcations? (between different strategies for optimizing running vs. swimming when moving around just offshore).

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