# Eric’s Enlightenment for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

May 6, 2015 Leave a comment

- The inherent flaws of defining and estimating job vacancy rates – a commentary by Philip Cross, a former chief economic analyst at Statistics Canada.
- Adding to my previous entry about CRISPR, here is Douglas Mortlock’s in-depth discussion of the problems in Jiang et al.’s study. Note that his entire blog is devoted to CRISPR.
- Robin Hanson’s proposal to evaluate teachers and students using linear regression while controlling for related variables.
- A video on the health benefits of avocados from a chemical perspective – including the best way to cut an avocado and how to slow the browning of a guacamole dip.

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