Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Long ago and far away — that is, in August of last year and in the scientific field called Demography — a great controversy arose and sparked calls for a retraction and accusations of a scholarly paper falling “outside the bounds of scholarly decorum” and labeling its findings as […]
via Morally Irresponsible Science — Watts Up With That?
Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Science, as a whole, advances or fails to advance in large part in a direct relationship to the presence or absence of bias in its research efforts. There are many types of bias, and these have been discussed in the pages of various Climate Science blogs and publications over…
via Scientific Apophenia — Watts Up With That?
This will be the last dollop of photos until mid-November, but if you’ve sent them to me, they will appear eventually. Today Reader Tony Eales from Brisbane has some great photos from Brunei. His notes and IDs are indented. So I went to Brunei as a paying volunteer on a taxonomic expedition with a group […]
via Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True
As a new guy at the University of Michigan, I spend a lot of my time explaining who I am and what I mean by computing education research. In this and the next blog posts, I am sharing two of those explanations. The first one was a six minute lightning talk to the University of […]
via What do I mean by Computing Education Research? The Social Science Perspective — Computing Education Research Blog
We need scholars and educators who compute.
“The Interdependency, humanity’s interstellar empire, is on the verge of collapse.” At Tor.com, read the prologue from acclaimed sci-fi author John Scalzi’s upcoming “epic space-opera novel,” The Consuming Fire.”
via John Scalzi’s The Consuming Fire: Prologue — Discover