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Methods Minute: Getting Comfortable with Statistics

The latest edition of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter encourages viewers to get comfortable with statistics, offering a video from the late Neil Salkind on coping with statistics anxiety, offering a students guide to Bayesian statistics — from YouTube, and Cassandra Chapman’s enormously popular “Seven Deadly Sins” article as posted on MethodSpace. To open the […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 28

Two must-read blog posts and a report on the latest SAGE Ocean speaker series event are key draws in the latest big data newsletter, viewable below. The blog posts include “The Computation/Context Trade-Off?” by Laura K. Nelson, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University, and “Learning data science from a […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 27

This month’s Big Data Newsletter from SAGE Publishing unlocks three pieces of free content, including a Spotify playlist created by Dave Beer to accompany his book, The Data Gaze. Other benefits of receiving the newsletter include a free lesson focused on intermediate skills in the Python language, and a free chapter on “Big Social Science: […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 26

Among the free resources offered in this month’s Big Data newsletter are a free issue of the journal Organizational Research Methods built around the theme, “Big Data and Modern Data Analytics;” a free chapter from the ‘little green book’ Linear Regression; and a free case study on “Developing a New Method for Psychological Investigation Using […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 25

This month’s big data newsletter, amid reminders about SAGE’s free beginner’s guide to R and mention of s service linking social scientists to data science specialists, includes some valuable free content. This includes two free articles, one on the locus of legitimate interpretation in big data from Big Data & Society and the other on […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 24

This month’s Big Data Newsletter highlights the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science, held at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Keynote speakers included Duncan Watts from Microsoft addressing contagion on social networks, David Lazer from Northeastern University on “The Future(s) of Computational Social Science,” and conference closer Lada Adamic from Facebook on […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter: Professional Networking

The latest edition of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter includes its usual wealth of interesting- and free! – content to peruse. This includes a listing of top tips for stellar student-supervisor meetings, a way to join the IIQM Member Scholar Program (a great way to network with qualitative scholars), and a free chapter on networking […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 23

This month’s edition of the big data newsletter includes links to one story in Die Welt asking if artificial intelligence can ever be free of bias and another story from The University Network wondering if we use our smartphones more than we think we do. The newsletter also includes a link to video of the […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 22

This month’s big data newsletter opens with a description of the launch of the 2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and held at Duke University in mid-June.. Meanwhile, SAGE is currently working with Nesta to organise a one day event in September 2018 […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 21

This month’s big data newsletter, viewable below, includes a recounting of the new Social Data Initiative that the Social Science Research Council and Facebook have launched alongside a variety of non-profit organizations. The newsletter also includes links to a trove of free accessible content, including a journal article on isomorphism through algorithms, a book chapter […]

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