Terry Speed is taking a stand on principles. There’s a danger, as Oscar Wilde said, that if you lean on them too hard, “one day they’ll end up giving way.”Read More...
Terry Speed finds plate notation challenging. Is he alone in thinking that sometimes using 20 words is better than one picture?Read More...
A recent spate of funerals has made Terry Speed think about how we can pay tribute to our esteemed colleagues before it’s too late…Read More...
Terry Speed thinks it’s worth utilizing the analogy of models to our emotional state: apply a model that helps you be happierRead More...
Traditionally, mentoring is seen as an older person imparting wisdom, but Terry Speed points out that it can be a two-way process. So how should we mentor?Read More...
“All things that come in threes are perfect.”
Is it true that good things come in threes? Terry Speed explains why he likes triads.
Terry Speed is in love… with ideas. He recalls the influence of Wiener and Rissanen on his work with Bin Yu, just inducted into the National Academy of SciencesRead More...
A career in research requires, above all else, enough motivation—and a real passion for the subject—argues Terry Speed.Read More...
Terry Speed recalls the devising of generalized linear models (GLMs) and pays tribute to their inventors, John Nelder and Robert Wedderburn.Read More...
Terry Speed returns to the topic of gender equity, and wonders how can we learn from the model of Male Champions of Change?Read More...
Terry Speed is thinking about how “ithers” see us, and what we can do to make ourselves more appealing…Read More...
Terry Speed thinks that we should be more open about the creative process in data analysis, not hide it away from view.Read More...
All Terry Speed is saying is, “Give industry a chance”… If you are in academia, as most IMS members are, have you considered alternative careers?Read More...
Terry Speed has had a brush with fame. Winning the Australian Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, he may have helped to raise the profile of statisticsRead More...
If travel broadens the mind, Terry Speed must be one of the most broad-minded people you’ll meet, quite possibly at the next conference you go to.Read More...
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