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Sciences

I am not entirely sure I agree but I see what he’s getting at: If it doesn’t have “science” in the name, it’s a science (physics, chemistry). If it has the suffix “logy”, it’s a semi-science (biology, psychology). If it … Continue reading

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Anton Petrov

One of the pleasant surprises I’ve found on Youtube is a Russian math teacher who currently publishes daily videos on science topics. Well, I say Russian and his accent sounds like it, but apparently he has studied and worked all … Continue reading

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Ruining narratives

Narratives are comforting, quite possibly based on evolutionary fitness and unfortunately, very often, quite wrong. I think this is a variant on the idea of all abstractions leak. Data have been ruining appealing narratives since the dawn of science. That’s … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Media done courageously

Wendy’s twitter account has been famous for their burns of competitors and hecklers, but Steak-umm takes the prize. Like challenging a world renowned astrophysicist on what science is: the irony of neil’s tweet is that by framing science itself as … Continue reading

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Science is great. Academia is not

Please read this comic from SMBC (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal). Not only does it accurately describe a number of problems with academia but also how to deal with them.                    

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Bumblebees

I created a blog before this one and today I deleted the last remains of it. I found a couple of posts I thought was worthwhile, but I’ve incorporated all but one on this blog. This is a classic, pedantic, … Continue reading

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