Whatever your answer, you should check the Science Is Broken website (not anymore a website, so grab the twitter feed from here) where people that spend their time in labs, in front of blackboards or out there in some desert, voice their “concerns” regarding the current state of how science is done. The posts come from twitter under certain hashtags, like #MyLabIsSoPour and #OverlyHonestMethods but you can … Continue reading Is science broken?
If the answer is yes and you happen to be a high school student in the US, interested in learning more over the summer, then you should check out SPARC. Here’s the text from their webpage. How do computers play chess? How does your phone correctly detect faces in an image? Can we model human decision-making, and once we do that, can we make it … Continue reading Interested in probability theory, computer science, and cognitive science?
Hi all, this video is by far the coolest thing I have seen these last few days (apart from the new Nvidia Kepler architecture coming out). Check it out! This video is the work of Cristobal Vila. Continue reading Nature by Numbers