A semi-weekly newsletter to hone your skills in empirical modeling and statistical thinking.

  • Mental models for highly numerate people to navigate a data-driven world.

  • Explainers on neuro-symbolic AI.

  • Covers research you should read but where the search cost is high.

  • Discussion of how statistics and AI power startups and innovation outside of the FAANGs.

  • Distillation of AI-related news in ways that drive strategy and career decisions.

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FAQ

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There is a free version, and a paid version. The paid version is $9 a month or $100/year.

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One long-form post, in you inbox every few weeks.

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One long-form post, in you inbox every few weeks.

Who are you?

My name is Robert Osazuwa Ness. I am a research scientist and engineer, with particular interest in causal modeling and probabilistic programming. I also teach a course on causal reasoning in machine learning at Northeastern University. In a past life I was a software developer based in Beijing. I have a PhD in statistics from Purdue university, as well as a graduate degree from Johns Hopkins SAIS. I tweet @osazuwa.