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Maxwell Peterson

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How long does it take to be­come Gaus­sian?

Maxwell Peterson8 Dec 2020 7:23 UTC
127 points
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The cen­tral limit the­o­rem in terms of convolutions

Maxwell Peterson21 Nov 2020 4:09 UTC
32 points
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Con­volu­tion as smoothing

Maxwell Peterson25 Nov 2020 6:00 UTC
27 points
5 comments3 min readLW link

“model scores” is a ques­tion­able concept

Maxwell Peterson6 Nov 2020 3:19 UTC
26 points
0 comments6 min readLW link

Ex­am­ples of Measures

Maxwell Peterson15 Nov 2020 1:44 UTC
21 points
20 comments2 min readLW link

Fre­quen­tist prac­tice in­cor­po­rates prior in­for­ma­tion all the time

Maxwell Peterson7 Nov 2020 20:43 UTC
17 points
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Net­flix’s “Start-Up” and sincere work dramatization

Maxwell Peterson25 Dec 2020 5:32 UTC
17 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] What is the best chem­istry text­book?

Maxwell Peterson11 May 2021 2:39 UTC
12 points
8 comments1 min readLW link

Prob­a­bil­ity the­ory im­plies Oc­cam’s razor

Maxwell Peterson18 Dec 2020 7:48 UTC
8 points
4 comments6 min readLW link

[Question] How can I pro­tect my bank ac­count from large, sur­prise with­drawals?

Maxwell Peterson22 Feb 2021 18:57 UTC
7 points
17 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Are there rea­sons to think mix­ing vac­cines is dan­ger­ous?

Maxwell Peterson3 Jun 2021 22:36 UTC
7 points
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