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Dec 14: Statistics in Practice

Statistics in Practice

In this week’s Briefing, we take a look at different strands of “purity” in AI. Our course spotlight is

Jan 15 – Feb 12: Introduction to Data Literacy

It’s for you or anyone you know who needs to get more numerate!

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From Kaggle to Cancel: The Culture of AI

In today’s blog, we examine different “purity movements” among AI researchers and practitioners, from the “Kaggle Cult” to “Cancel Culture.” The latter is perhaps a bit overstated (for alliterative purposes) but it reflects […]

Puzzle of the Week

School and the Pandemic 

This week we offer a puzzle to which I have no answer.  McKinsey recently came out with a study of how a shift to remote learning has affected test scores of students in elementary school. The impact of school closures has been large and negative and has had the effect of […]

Course Spotlight

Jan 15 – Feb 12: Introduction to Data Literacy

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Certificate Spotlight


This online certificate program in biostatistics and epidemiology provides the skills needed to gather, analyze, and assess data for activities like clinical trials, medical research, and public health studies. This ten course program – including seven required courses and three electives – covers the critical statistical concepts used in medical and health sciences.

This certificate offers a path to college credit – via the American Council on Education – to other institutions in the U.S. It offers approximately 28 credits in this way; compare to a Master’s degree program in biostatistics.

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Digital Badges

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Digital badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you have learned and the skills required to earn your credential. Each badge’s digital image holds verified metadata describing your qualifications and the mastery required to earn them.


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