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Via io9, John Bohannon explains how fake science works, specifically, the problem of “p-hacking”:
That is the title of our latest paper, forthcoming in the Statistical Journal of the IAOS. Props to Steve Koczela and Orlando I. Martinez-Garcia for their comments and suggestions on the paper. In addition, props to my wife Sydjia Robinson … Continue reading
What’s up with Wells Fargo’s CEO? According to the N.Y. Times, “Wells Fargo was flowing with regrets …, taking out ads in nearly a dozen newspapers saying the bank took ‘full responsibility’ for creating sham bank accounts without its customers’ … Continue reading
"Most Stolen Books" shelf: Congrats to #HarukiMurakami, @BretEastonEllis, @chuckpalahniuk, #KurtVonnegut & others pic.twitter.com/c7uEGztajF — Vintage/Anchor Books (@VintageAnchor) June 3, 2016
Questions about Tinder: How does the “Super Like” function described in the video above overcome or solve the problem of cheap talk or false signals? Also, does Tinder improve or reduce the overall level of “welfare” or “utility”–as economists define … Continue reading
Is there an “optimal level” of truth telling in politics?
According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, “Brady told someone close to him that he works on the footballs all week, then has no idea what happens to them on gameday.” Yeah right … We are still awaiting the results of the NFL’s … Continue reading