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Why I’m Down On Up Goer Five

The problem with being an introvert and thinking you have a fairly decent sense of humor is that you end up seeming like no fun because you’re standing off to the side not laughing at things

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Public Expertise: Guidance & Focus

In his essay “How to make writing less hard,” the journalist Oliver Burkeman relays Steven Pinker’s suggestion to write, as Burkeman puts it, as if you were pointing something in the environment out to another person

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Trust, Pseudoscience & the Public Expert

Science is forever worrying and declaring that people are losing trust in it, even though levels of public trust (and lack thereof) in scientists and scientific institutions have remained remarkably steady since the early 1970s, at

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What Science Story Have They Heard?

The CDC has finally done it: After many valiant near-bullseyes, they’ve finally managed to confuse and/or alienate just about everyone in the United States. The last dart was the agency’s clumsy and data-free communication of the

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