R Tutorial Series: Exploratory Factor Analysis →
I have added an article on Exploratory Factor Analysis to my R Tutorial Series blog.
Lytro Introduces Compact Light Field Camera
Lytro, a newly formed camera company, announced its first consumer light field camera today. Unlike traditional cameras that have to be focused prior to taking a photo, light field cameras produce images that can be focused and refocused at will after they are taken. To date, such cameras have been confined to research labs, but Lytro is attempting to make them a consumer electronic. Light Field...
What is Mobile Learning?
Mobile learning is an emerging field of education and research that has been ignited by recent technological innovations, such as smartphones and touchscreen tablets. However, to date the term mobile learning is little more than an empty, ill-defined, and trendy catchphrase. In dissecting the term itself, I do not see any problem with the learning portion, since that is fundamental to any form of...
Revisiting the Monty Hall Problem
Just a few months ago, I became aware of the classic Monty Hall problem as I was reading about it in the context of Bayesian statistics. Over the years, the problem has stirred up much controversy amongst statisticians, game theorists, puzzle players, and general audiences alike. The Monty Hall name originates from grounding the problem in the historical context of the Let’s Make a Deal TV...