We have discussed inductive and deductive science, now here is more to chew on, how excess instrumentation and data gathering can make science spin its wheels.
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I can’t say enough good things about David Gelernter to do him justice.
He is a treasure of Western Civ, a computer whiz, philosopher, writer, with a creative and inquisitive mind. He was bombed by the unabomber and recovered to be an inspiration. He is a devout Jew, a great patriot–an island of great achievement and virtue, who is wise and eloquent.
Scientists have now finished going through the entire set of data. Continue reading
Sally Jewel is another goofy enviro. Continue reading
Echoes Thomas Jefferson’s sentiments. Continue reading
“[T]o me, being a debt denier is the same thing as being a climate change denier.” Continue reading
To survive professionally, scientists feel the need to publish as many papers as possible, and to get them into high-profile journals. And sometimes they cut corners or even commit misconduct to get there. Continue reading