Top 10 posts from The DO Loop in 2023


In 2023, I wrote 90 articles for The DO Loop blog. My most popular articles were about SAS programming, data visualization, and statistics. In addition, several "general interest" articles were popular, including my article for Pi Day and an article about AI chatbots. If you missed any of these articles, here is the "Reader's Choice Awards" for some of the most popular articles from 2023!

General Interest

The FizzBuzz Algorithm

I sometimes write articles that are accessible to a wide audience. Of these, the following were very popular:

SAS programming


In addition to the FizzBuzz article in the previous section, the following articles discuss SAS programming techniques:

Data visualization

Graph as Seen by Someone with Color-Vision Deficiency

Statistics and data analysis

Simpson's Paradox


Did you make a New Year's resolution to learn something new this year? You can get started by reading these 10 popular articles from 2023!


About Author

Rick Wicklin

Distinguished Researcher in Computational Statistics

Rick Wicklin, PhD, is a distinguished researcher in computational statistics at SAS and is a principal developer of SAS/IML software. His areas of expertise include computational statistics, simulation, statistical graphics, and modern methods in statistical data analysis. Rick is author of the books Statistical Programming with SAS/IML Software and Simulating Data with SAS.


    • Rick Wicklin

      Yes. We track the number of times that an article is viewed by a unique user (well, unique IP address). The numbers exclude visits from the domain, so "popularity" reflects unique external readers of the articles. It does not track viewers who have subscribed to the blog and get it delivered by an RSS freed.

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