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Overly Honest Experimental Methods

If you'd like a look under the hood of a lot of research publications, go over to Twitter and check the #OverlyHonestMethods tag. You're sure to find your own sins on display, things like: "Mostly it goes 43%, but once it went 95%. We reported the 95%." And "We used [this program] because doesn't everybody else?". How about "We used a modified version of Dr. Ididitfirst's apparatus, because we couldn't figure out how to make an exact replica" or "For details see Supp.
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Honestly, overly, methodically, with tweets and occasional venom

Academics / General Science : Improbable Research (2 years ago)

Scientists are dropping their euphemisms, in a discussion about #overlyhonestmethods. The discussion is happening in that den of conversation and twaddle called “twitter”.  These are translations into blunt words about how some peop... Read Post

Amazon Deal of the Day: Over 700 Blu-Ray Titles Under $15!

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (4 years ago)

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has over 700 Blu-ray titles for $15 or less! The selection includes lots of geek-worthy classics such as Kick-Ass, 300, Sin City, and the list goes on and on. You can check ‘em all out ... Read Post

Super Nerd Raps in the Hood [Video]

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (yesterday)

This is hilarious. From BigDawsTv: Hey guys, I honestly think this may be the best video I’ve ever made. We went to the hood with a boom box and I rapped with the homies. At first I was nervous because when I was practicing my frees... Read Post


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