Miscellaneous Statistics, Sociology

Taking responsibility for your statistical conclusions: You must decide what variation to compare to.

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A couple people pointed me to a recent paper by Josh Terrell, Andrew Kofink, Justin Middleton, Clarissa Rainear, Emerson Murphy-Hill​, and Chris Parnin, “Gender bias in open source: Pull request acceptance of women versus men.” The term “bias” seems a bit loaded given the descriptive nature of their study. That said, it’s good for people to gather such data, even…
Original Post: Taking responsibility for your statistical conclusions: You must decide what variation to compare to.

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