3. One more time: Changing football coaches seems to make no sense (on average, within the observed range) (Hannah Barnes)
5. Researching the effect of stop-and-frisk is really hard. (Benjamin Wallace-Wells)
6. Andrew Gelman on Axelrod's interpretive overreach concerning trench warfare and the multiple comparisons problem and expressing uncertainty.
7. Who guards the guardians? Cameras could. (Randall Stross)
8. "Slot machine sounds can manipulate players, researchers say" (Meerie Kim)