Tag Archives: science

Survivorship Bias

meret118: white-aster: dieselpunkisdad: I have posted about survivorship bias and how it affects your career choices: how a Hollywood actor giving the classic “follow your dreams and never give up” line is bad advice and is pure survivorship bias at work. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

obytheby: applecocaine: myjamflavouredmindtardis: megan15: theybuildbuildings: vintagegal: Girls pose by a jail that recalls the witch trials of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. Photo taken in 1945. I recently learned that the water in Salem was contaminated with the fungus from which LSD … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

applebottomclaudiajeans: capekalaska: killdeercheer: sizvideos: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Ruins Your Zombie Fantasies Forever – Video Love this bit “just sayin’” He’s thought about it though. One of the greatest minds of our generation sat down one day and was like “wait, … Continue reading

More Galleries | Tagged , | Leave a comment

mikkeneko: pineapplesquid: pineapplesquid: copperbadge: botanyshitposts: one of the most important things ive learned from upper level biology education so far is that dna isnt the god-like all-powerful beacon of similarity between all living beings on the face of the earth … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

rebuildingme-epistleblog: jacqueleeblebs: radicalveganwitch: vaervaf: victoriassecretpolice: witwitch: we probably lost a lot of medical knowledge during the witch hunts because of how many mid wives were persecuted, and how men took over the field of medicine. I bet a few hundred … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

afterallthis-time: lierdumoa: What we all need to understand about AI in a nutshell: There’s an algorithm that can reliably predict, from aggregate facebook posts, the onset of a manic episode in a person suffering from bipolar disorder – more reliably … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

f1rstperson: bipolar-bubbeleh: survivablyso: gallusrostromegalus: theopjones: wirehead-wannabe: drtanner-sfw: bai-xue: futchcassidy: “THE ADULT ADHD CIRCADIAN CLOCK MAY BE INCORRECTLY SET BETWEEN 4AM AND NOON” WOULD EXPLAIN A HELL OF A LOT ABOUT MY ENTIRE EXISTENCE tbh I wish I’d known this earlier … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

porcupine-girl: secondgenerationimmigrant: bogleech: idiopathicsmile: ash-of-the-loam: beautiesofafrique: bogleech: dimetrodone: People horrifically fucking up facts about evolution and genetics too support their stupid beliefs or to seem smart and “rational” is probably one of my big pet peeves  Yeah. An enormous number … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

lordandgodoftheobvious: “The world is overpopulated.” Nope. “Well, that’s just carbon emissions. What about places for all those people to live?” If the world’s population all lived in one city that was as densely populated as Manhattan, that city would be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment