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Garden. Free sewing patterns. Puppet Building. Funny CATS. Bird Legs. 20 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be a Freelancer. We’ve all read countless articles on the reasons you should consider freelancing.

20 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be a Freelancer

They often make it out like anyone still working in the corporate world is just a schmuck with no ambition. But the truth is, there are plenty of reasons not to start freelancing. Below are twenty such reasons, all laid out so you can make an informed decision about whether freelancing is really something you want to do in your career. There’s nothing wrong with staying in a corporate job, just as there’s nothing wrong with setting out on your own.

But it’s a choice every designer and developer needs to make for themselves. One note: when we talk about “corporate jobs”, we’re talking mostly about design firms with multiple employees (whether they’re corporations or not), but most of it also applies to in-house design teams at large companies. 1. A lot of people considering freelancing think it will be easier than their current corporate job. There are still clients to deal with, too. 25 Awesome Tips to Become a Successful Freelancer. Understanding Body Language - Reading Body Language. Fundamental Statistics. This online book is designed as an introduction to statistics for undergraduates enrolled in various scientific disciplines, but is aimed more toward an audience of students in the behavioral sciences.

Fundamental Statistics

However, because psychological theories can get a little dull, which would add to the conceptual-ness of an already conceptual and generally content-dry course, many of the examples in this book are related more to contemporary society. Read, relax and enjoy! This online book should be considered a work that is 'always in progress'. I realize that there are undoubtedly some mistakes (grammatical and maybe even conceptual), so please feel free to leave comments, below.

Indeed, comments can help, as I want to make this the best possible recourse for students of statistics. Why was this book written? "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. The Little Handbook of Statistical Practice. The Little Handbook of Statistical Practice Gerard E. Dallal, Ph.D Chief, Biostatistics Unit Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University 711 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111Gerard.Dallal@tufts.edu Logistic Regression Poisson Regression Degrees of Freedom A good case can be made that the best set of articles about statistical practice written for the practitioner is the series of Statistics Notes appearing in the British Medical Journal.

There have been many attempts at online statistics instruction. Counter resetAugust 8, 2007. The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences. The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences started in 1999, with funding from the University Initiatives Fund.

The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences

It was the first center in the nation devoted to this interface, with the triple mission of galvanizing collaborative research between social scientists and statisticians, developing a menu of new graduate courses for social science students, and putting together an innovative case-based undergraduate statistics sequence for the social sciences. Research collaboration is fostered in a variety of ways, through seminars, seed grants, the consulting program, the working papers series, and the collaborative work of our core faculty. Our dynamic Seminar series meets on Wednesdays at 12:30pm in Savery 409 and is run by CSSS Seminar Director Peter Hoff.

This features a great deal of interaction and discussion, and is highly interdisciplinary in terms of both speakers and audience. CSSS offers a rich menu of graduate courses in quantitative methods for social science students. Free Audio Books. Wikipedia. How Quantum Suicide Works".

­­A man sits down before a gun, which is pointed at his head.

How Quantum Suicide Works"

This is no ordinary gun; i­t's rigged to a machine that measures the spin of a quantum particle. Each time the trigger is pulled, the spin of the quantum particle -- or quark -- is measured. Depending on the measurement, the gun will either fire, or it won't. If the quantum particle is measured as spinning in a clockwise motion, the gun will fire. If the quark is spinning counterclockwise, the gun won't go off. Nervously, the man takes a breath and pulls the trigger. Schrodinger's Cat. Permaculture Guilds - Never Ending Food. Permaculture is based on natural systems like those that we see in forests.

Permaculture Guilds - Never Ending Food

In a forest system, there are mulitple layers of vegetation growing together in a very diverse setting. We see many types of trees, shrubs, plants, insects, animals, and various other things all living together in a system that continually strengthens itself. All of these components of a natural ecosystem serve a function (or several functions) that support each other like the strands of a web.

One strand on its own may be weak, but the combination of all the strands together add to the overall strength and usefulness of the web. In order to mimic these natural systems and to provide for human needs (i.e. food, building supplies, fuel, fibers, etc.) we must learn to identify and work with the various functions of our natural resources. A good Permaculture guild generally has seven components: Food for us Food for the soil.

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