This is a great blog that should definitely interest my readers. (Full disclosure – I’m hoping to get some funding to work with the people writing the blog.) This is the blog of the Dupuy Institute, founded by the extraordinarily prolific military historian, Trevor N. Dupuy. Dupuy was a pioneer in the quantitative analysis of … Continue reading Mystics and Statistics Blog
Joshua Goldstein and Steven Pinker, both authors of important and timely books on the decline of violence, have an interesting joint article suggesting that we’re back on track after a bit of a reversal over the last few years. What they say makes sense to me in light of recent developments. The war in Syria, … Continue reading A Peaceful Start to the New Year?
Hello again. I apologize for going silent for so long. I felt overwhelmed at the end of our teaching term, transitioned into family fun and obligations and then have been unconscionably slow getting out of the starting blocks since the new year began. I’ll now become active again, although I’ll warm up by drawing … Continue reading Forecasting World War III