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Tweets for 2011-06-30

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Tweets for 2011-06-23

  • I will be in Berkeley, California, and environs, for the next ten days #
  • Keynes vs Broken Window Fallacy: if govt refuses to spend during recession, should you break the windows of govt offices? @TimHarford #
  • Calculation vs perception in expertise; chess grandmaster edition: http://t.co/zsEO3tq via @TimHarford #
  • “We believe caffeinated coffee is the best current option for long-term protection against Alzheimer’s memory loss" http://t.co/MiE86MV #
  • Via @mathewe, fantastic footage of -and reflection on – a moment of sublime motor expertise http://t.co/Rh6YoxK #
  • Stallman: ebook readers "take away the traditional freedoms of readers" "ending friendship between people who read" http://t.co/OIZdSKw #
  • The Overton Window visualises the range of policies that are currently within the bounds of public acceptability http://t.co/rA1hZfh #
  • including Sheffield @timeshighered: 7 UK universities plan to ditch degree classifications & adopt GPA http://t.co/1yLOMPm #

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Tweets for 2011-06-16

  • RT @tomwalton: Prince Philip looks like Quentin Blake drew him #
  • Today: York for the Yorkshire Vision Network meeting #
  • University of Sheffield Psychology Department graduate Jessica Ennis made MBE – http://t.co/myF7Y4a Well done @J_Ennis ! #
  • Didn't think it was possible for @jonmsutton to go up in my estimation, but it turns out he's a Sheffield psych grad like me & @J_Ennis ! #
  • Videos of psychologists talking about their research – professionalpsychology.tumblr.com 'Psychology according to psychologists' #
  • European rail travel made easy http://t.co/0D7u0rr @loco2 #
  • RT @jonahlehrer: Can a stupid mental exercise really make us smarter? http://t.co/kJoNO4d <– for some value of 'smarter', yes #
  • 5 summer students starting today. Remembering Daniel's pep-talk "Show them its about the work, it'll be about the work" http://t.co/YBxqlBG #
  • RT @mikedewar How a climate skeptic asks for the time: bit.ly/j5Z7vm #
  • University of Sheffield "Real Stories" http://t.co/dJNT29c Local aspects of the work of our arts and humanties deptartments #
  • It happens to the best of us: Study of Nobel prize winning research rejected by journals http://t.co/t1oaEcV (which was itself rejected) #
  • Considering submitting to the Journal of Universal Rejection http://t.co/v8Ibge0 "the most prestigious journal (judged by acceptance rate" #
  • Just got my reminder email that I signed up for in November, from http://t.co/n6YZ17L Love these guys #

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Tweets for 2011-06-16

  • RT @tomwalton: Prince Philip looks like Quentin Blake drew him #
  • Today: York for the Yorkshire Vision Network meeting #
  • University of Sheffield Psychology Department graduate Jessica Ennis made MBE – http://t.co/myF7Y4a Well done @J_Ennis ! #
  • Didn't think it was possible for @jonmsutton to go up in my estimation, but it turns out he's a Sheffield psych grad like me & @J_Ennis ! #
  • Videos of psychologists talking about their research – professionalpsychology.tumblr.com 'Psychology according to psychologists' #
  • European rail travel made easy http://t.co/0D7u0rr @loco2 #
  • RT @jonahlehrer: Can a stupid mental exercise really make us smarter? http://t.co/kJoNO4d <– for some value of 'smarter', yes #
  • 5 summer students starting today. Remembering Daniel's pep-talk "Show them its about the work, it'll be about the work" http://t.co/YBxqlBG #
  • RT @mikedewar How a climate skeptic asks for the time: bit.ly/j5Z7vm #
  • University of Sheffield "Real Stories" http://t.co/dJNT29c Local aspects of the work of our arts and humanties deptartments #
  • It happens to the best of us: Study of Nobel prize winning research rejected by journals http://t.co/t1oaEcV (which was itself rejected) #
  • Considering submitting to the Journal of Universal Rejection http://t.co/v8Ibge0 "the most prestigious journal (judged by acceptance rate" #
  • Just got my reminder email that I signed up for in November, from http://t.co/n6YZ17L Love these guys #

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Tweets for 2011-06-09

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Quote #270

Science is built of facts the way a house is built of bricks; but an accumulation of facts is no more science than a pile of bricks is a house

Henri Poincare, La Science et l’Hypothèse (1901), English translation: Science and Hypothesis (1905), chapter 9 (via Jim Stone)

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