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*[[Chance News 114]]: 7/1/18 to 8/31/18
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*[[Chance News 113]]: 1/1/18 to 6/30/18
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*[[Collected Forsooths]], 2005-2016
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Chance News reviews current stories in the news that involve probability or statistical concepts. It is freely available under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License].  The latest version is always under construction, with the results consolidated into (approximately) monthly issues. 
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'''E-mail notification'''. To be notified when a new issue is posted, click  [https://web.middlebury.edu/database/banner/blm/subscriptions/FindMember.aspx here]. The List Manager will prompt you
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for your e-mail address.  The first time you do this, you will be told that your address is not recognized---Click "Use this address anyway" to register.  On subsequent visits, the List Manager will generate a message with instructions for updating your notification address or unsubscribing.
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'''Contributing stories'''. Chance News uses Wikimedia software to allow readers to add articles or change existing articles using the edit option.
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This requires an account and login. To obtain an editing account, send an email message to [mailto:wpeterso@middlebury.edu wpeterso@middlebury.edu] with subject "chance wiki account."  You will receive an account confirmation in a few days from CAUSEweb.  Instructions for changing your password are given below.
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How to change your password:  When already logged in with username and password
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#Go to Special Pages (from left column, under toolbox heading).<br>
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#Select Preferences.<br>
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#Your User data window should show up. <br>
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#Your real name, email and password can be changed<br>
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Don't forget to click Save preferences at the bottom
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left, when done.

Latest revision as of 20:49, 28 November 2018

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Chance News reviews current stories in the news that involve probability or statistical concepts. It is freely available under the GNU Free Documentation License. The latest version is always under construction, with the results consolidated into (approximately) monthly issues.

E-mail notification. To be notified when a new issue is posted, click here. The List Manager will prompt you for your e-mail address. The first time you do this, you will be told that your address is not recognized---Click "Use this address anyway" to register. On subsequent visits, the List Manager will generate a message with instructions for updating your notification address or unsubscribing.

Contributing stories. Chance News uses Wikimedia software to allow readers to add articles or change existing articles using the edit option. This requires an account and login. To obtain an editing account, send an email message to wpeterso@middlebury.edu with subject "chance wiki account." You will receive an account confirmation in a few days from CAUSEweb. Instructions for changing your password are given below.

How to change your password: When already logged in with username and password

  1. Go to Special Pages (from left column, under toolbox heading).
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Your User data window should show up.
  4. Your real name, email and password can be changed

Don't forget to click Save preferences at the bottom left, when done.