Pew did a survey on the Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society that is of modest interest. Turns … Continue Reading Pew’s Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society Survey
“Currently, one could argue that the most significant form of global pollution is human population growth.” So says Mr Jack Trevors, Editor-in-Chief of Water, Air, & Soil Pollution (WASP), “an international, interdisciplinary journal on all aspects of pollution and solutions … Continue Reading Education: A Vaccine Against Ignorance? Or, There Are Too Many People!
You might have heard what happened to when Stanford professor Andrew Ng put his machine learning (a practical kind of statistical modeling) on line. He expected mild interest. One hundred thousand students signed up. This was enough to excite even … Continue Reading Interest In On-Line Statistics Courses?
The editorial is mine, Willie Soon’s, David Legates’s, and Bob Carter’s, and it appears in the latest edition of Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. It’s entitled “A Vaccine Against Arrogance” and can be read, nearly in full, here (the copyright … Continue Reading New Editorial Against Editorializing In Science Journals