Rojas Makes the Case for Formal Models in Sociology

March 4, 2011

Fabio makes his case here, but the debate began in the comments of this post.

While I’m sympathetic, I’m even more enthusiastic about sociologists learning to program. I’m working on that myself.


when is throwing money at the problem the better solution?

November 21, 2009

Wow, here‘s a pretty dramatic suggestion (from mathematical modelers) about how to curb HIV. Though i think my attention may have been drawn even more strongly to the part of the story that makes not using upper case letters in my name possibly seem pretty normal by comparison.