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Chapter 4: Case Studies and Testimonials

This chapter deals with an enduring theme in my own thoughts, and a tension between the practice of science and the limits of the human mind. Those pieces of evidence which we naturally find convincing do not do real work … Continue reading

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How to Misspell your Allusions – Riener on Dyson on Kahneman (and Freud and James)

Ok, let me begin by saying how much I love the New York Review of Books. You should totally subscribe to it. It is generally great content, and they make a lot of it free online to free loaders like … Continue reading

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Review: Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose

I recently finished a fantastic little book, and I have to share it with you. It is called Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose, by Lee Alan Dugatkin (and @LeeDugaktin on twitter, a worthwhile follow). At first, it seems like … Continue reading

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National Archives video online

>Google video is putting video from the National Archives online for all to use. Pretty cool idea, except it is a little buggy right now. WWII newsreels, NASA films, and films from the departmet of the Interior are up for … Continue reading

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