"Stir-Fried Stochasticity" Oggcast

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Episode 1: "Babies Understand Dog-Language (or something like that)"

(Episode 2: "Bio-boogers" is here!)

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Stir-Fried Stochasticity pilot episode, show notes

00:12 "Final Countdown" by DJ Eagle (available at http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/84848 )
01:04 (DING "Turn the page!" - am I the only one that remembers "book and record" sets?)
02:07 http://www.twis.org
02:22 No, I will not pose for pictures in this outfit...not yet, anyway.
02:30 "World Robot Domination" and the feline-borne mind-control parasite "Toxoplasma gondii" are regular themes on TWIS
02:46 No, I'm not trying to do an accurate imitation of Mr. Jackson's voice
04:15 Flom R, Whipple H, Hyde D: "Infants' Intermodal Perception of Canine (Canis familiaris) Facial Expressions and Vocalizations"; 2009; Developmental Psychology; vol 45(4); pp 1143-1151
05:52 Lewkowicz, DJ, Ghazanfar AA"The decline of cross-species intersensory perception in human infants.";2006; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of 
America, 103, 6771-6774.
06:00 Hypothesis:"Human infants perform cross-species intersensory matching of faces and vocalizations"
06:59 31 samples ("N=31") is sort of a magic minimum for statisticians to consider a sample size big enough to not require adding a sort of uncertainty penalty to the math
09:08 "Executive summary"
09:57 "Q.E.D."="Quod erat Demonstrandum", meaning "Which is what we were trying to prove..."
10:25 I actually asked him before I took his name in vain in this recording - 
11:43 "Hardcore Fantasy" by cheshyre (available at http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/59610 )
12:24 Thanks to the Freesound project ( http://www.freesound.org ) for the sound effects...

"Album Art" image from "redjar" on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/redjar/3542581018/

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P.S.: BARK BARK BARK GRRRRR  BARK pant pant pant RUFF.  Good dog.

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