Tagged: Social Science


No, Google Did Not Steal The Election

This is one of the classic methods of junk science — multiplying humbug by humbug, extrapolating upward and onward until you get dramatic conclusions that defy any common sense.

Social Science and Fiction Part 0: Invitation

Have you ever built a world? If you are so inclined, let’s explore some principles for world generation using insights from economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology.

Dirty Sexy Science

What the LaCour case reveals has less to do with peer review, replication, or publishing in general, and more to do with the types of research that we value.

Statistics and Narratives

Like most deeply patriotic American progressives, I love baseball above nearly all other things—mom and apple pie excepted, of course. I grew up a Detroit Tigers fan and was profoundly wounded by the experience....