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Mathematician/Computer Programmer and general polymath.


Gender: MALE

Location: BERKELEY, CA, United States


Groups: Math and Statistics Geeks

Diaries published: 39 (200 days since last diary on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 11:41 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1333 (5 days since last comment on Tue May 19, 2015 at 01:18 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 818

Total Comment Ratings: 857

Most Recommended Diary: Vaccinate yourself against statistical idiocy, 276 comments, 252 recommends

People Following Andrew Lazarus: 14

Andrew Lazarus's Most Recent Diaries:

Obama acknowledged we tortured detainees, but instead of prosecuting anyone, we just moved along. You'd think the intelligence community would be grateful, but they repaid him by totally missing the ...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 11:41 PM PST with 8 Recommends
While researching my earlier diary on vaccination and misuse of statistics, I landed at as part of a Google Search. Turns out, they have a "Vaccination Debate" forum where a few ...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 181 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 10:22 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The New York Times web version has a section called Visuals, which looks like an attempt to be relevant in the age of Big Data. This week features Fewer Helmets, More Deaths , which seems so common-...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 08:50 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Phil Plait , of Bad Astronomy at Slate, is usually a great read, and Bill Nye a great science entertainer, but I don't know what's up with them, with their calls to spend major money defending ...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 01:27 PM PST with 4 Recommends
First, that the fact President Obama was allegedly a British/Kenyan citizen or Ted Cruz a Canadian citizen at birth is relevant. Second, that the child born to US citizens who are overseas is not a ...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 09:29 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Given the many mistakes (to be charitable) that Ariel Sharon made in his career, I don't think his passing should go without mention of two Nixon-to-China moments. And I don't mean evacuating Gaza. ...
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 03:06 PM PST with 2 Recommends

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