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Including the classic anti-quack essay "DRIVE THE PSEUDOS OUT OF THE WORKSHOP OF SCIENCE," by the late J. A. Wheeler, albeit in a nearly unreadable format.
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Fighting Gossip With Graphics :: Inside Higher Ed…
Swans on Tea Â» Doomed to Fail
"A thought experiment that finds a contradiction has only shown that the transforms have not been properly applied -- the author has made a math error, or made a bad assumption"
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Dark Matter Searches at Colliders - part…
Crooked Timber Â» Â» Political science and economics
High-level discussion of the economics Nobel
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Mixing Memory : Women in Math, Science, and Engineering: Is It About the Numbers (And Not the Ones You Might Think)?
Notes on the science of "social…
Swans on Tea Â» How (not) to Cook the Books
Fun with Benford's Law, one of those cool mathematical principles whose name I can never remeber.
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Chuck Klosterman reviews Chinese Democracy | The A.V. Club
"Reviewing Chinese Democracy is not like…