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The first update for Android 12 is here and its full of bug fixes

About two weeks ago, Google released the first Android 12 Developer Preview, giving Pixel owners and developers a glimpse of what’s to come. At first glance, there really aren’t too many changes, but once you start diving a bit deeper, the changes become more apparent.When Android 12 is coming to your phoneIn fact, it seems there are quite a few features that Google isn’t ready to put in the hands of developers, including the new...

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Statistical fallacies as they arise in political science (from Bob Jervis)

Bob Jervis sends along this fun document he gives to the students in his classes. Enjoy. Theories of International Relations Assume that all the facts and assertions in these paragraphs are correct. Why do the conclusions not follow? (This does not mean that the conclusions are actually false.) What are the alternative explanations for the facts? What tests would tend to confirm or disconfirm these explanations? There are no tricks...

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Here is how you should title the next book you write.

I was talking with someone about book titles. I liked the title Red State Blue State Rich State Poor State when I came up with it, but the book did not sell as well as I hoped (not that I thought it would sell enough to make me lots of money; I’m just using sales here as a proxy for influence). The trouble was that this title was a way to signal that the book would be a fun read—but, let’s face it, for most people a book full of...