Categories links Links for December 2010 Post author By tom Post date January 2, 2011 No Comments on Links for December 2010 Talkoot: ‘a Finnish expression for a gathering of friends and neighbors to accomplish a task’ Johann Hari: Protest works. Just look at the proof Plague Immunity Gene Stops HIV Aids The future of scientific publishing: Open post-publication peer review Israeli airport security puts faith in behavioural profiling. Bruce Sterling on Wikileaks ‘The science of mind is one of the most important intellectual developments in the last half century. It should not be obscured by neurobabble.’ Tom Waits’ Raindogs and photos from Cafe Lehmitz A real Good Samaritan (pre rail privatisation version) Roy Baumeister: Do conscious thoughts cause behaviour? Causal density and the limits of experimental science: What Social Science Does–and Doesn’t–Know by Jim Manzi, City Journal Summer 2010 ‘In 1974 we were living in a society with an enfeebled wealthy, and we didn’t know it.’ Failure to replicate ‘paradox of choice’ experiments ‘Each one of us was harmed by being brought into existence….Creating new people is thus morally problematic.’ The New Yorker: The Decline Effect and the Scientific Method : ‘When the experiments are done, we still have to choose what to believe’ Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related ← Brief Thoughts on Maps → Archiving tweets, but not posting them on the frontpage Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.