Busy week, so regular posting should resume in a few days.  Until then, check out the most read posts from July at Signal/Noise.  Thanks to everyone who stopped by this past month and for those of you who referred folks.  Enjoy!

  1. The Mating of Ideas
  2. Higher Education ROI: How good was your investment
  3. Visualizing my Social Network
  4. Evaluating Human Capital Investments Through the Prism of Baseball
  5. Joy is Harder to Spread than Misery
  6. David Lee Roth: A master at leveraging signals
  7. Visualizing the 2011 US Budget
  8. Open-ended vs. Scale Questions: A note on survey methodology
  9. Overestimating Political Agreement in Your Social Network
  10. Foxes versus Hedgehogs