The Units State of America: Buying gas by the kilowatt-hour?

Why shouldn’t the US stand against the tyranny of a decimal system of units, which was based on the irrelevant fact that we humans have ten fingers? Why shouldn’t the US retain its quaint exceptionalism in units as in other domains — such as being the only developed nation not to have universal healthcare or paid parental leave?

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An Analytica advantage over MATLAB

If you’re working in MATLAB and find yourself using repmat and reshape, consider letting Analytica do that unenjoyable dimension management on your behalf so you can focus on building out a useful model.

What to do when your model results are ridiculous?

When an exhaustive scrutiny of the model code, the data and more sensitivity analyses don’t reveal why your model isn’t working, you must consider that perhaps it’s your intuition that is wrong. Learn why a normative framework like decision analysis can help vs treating human expertise and intuition as the “gold standard.”

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