Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 22, 2008

There’s a new blog in town that I’ve been meaning to pimp. It’s a blog by a retired epidemiologist who got things started looking at the role of diagnostic substitution in autism diagnoses and argued that the autism “epidemic” is an artifact of changing diagnostic criteria. The blog is Epi Wonk, and it’s a good…

You know, after over three years of existence and nearly two years that I’ve been entrusted with the responsibility of organizing it, I thought I had seen pretty much every possible permutation of how the Skeptics’ Circle could be hosted. We’ve had cartoons, soda machines, stories, raucous meetings in pubs, and a whole bunch of…