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bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Sunday at BSI’s 2024 Epistemology Camp was a loosely structured open discussion.Greg Glassman started the conversation with mention of the 1927 Solvay Conference, where revolutionary ideas in physics and quantum theory were debated. Most took an ontological perspect...

Broken Science

May 21, 2024 article from Karlstack.Winner of The Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in environmental engineering took home $55,000 for first place. Turns out he photoshopped images and data supporting his project.“Honestly ISEF is probably going to sweep this under the rug unles...

Greg Glassman

In March 2020, while still serving as CrossFit CEO, Greg Glassman deliverd a version of a talk he had delivered during grand rounds at medical schools around the country. Greg Glassman divides various common causes of death into five categories: chronic, microbic, genetic, kinetic, or toxic. The chr...

Broken Science

May 14, 2024 article from The Wall Street Journal.As light continues to be shed on the problems within the world of academic science, publishing company Wiley has announced it will shut down 19 of its journals. In the face of research fraud, Wiley has retracted over 11,300 papers in the past two yea...

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Broken Science

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Sunday at BSI’s 2024 Epistemology Camp was a loosely structured open discussion.Greg Glassman started the conversation with mention of the 1927 Solvay Conference, where revolutionary ideas in physics and quantum theory were debated. Most took an ontological perspect...

Broken Science

May 21, 2024 article from Karlstack.Winner of The Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in environmental engineering took home $55,000 for first place. Turns out he photoshopped images and data supporting his project.“Honestly ISEF is probably going to sweep this under the rug unles...

Greg Glassman

In March 2020, while still serving as CrossFit CEO, Greg Glassman deliverd a version of a talk he had delivered during grand rounds at medical schools around the country. Greg Glassman divides various common causes of death into five categories: chronic, microbic, genetic, kinetic, or toxic. The chr...

Broken Science

May 14, 2024 article from The Wall Street Journal.As light continues to be shed on the problems within the world of academic science, publishing company Wiley has announced it will shut down 19 of its journals. In the face of research fraud, Wiley has retracted over 11,300 papers in the past two yea...

Greg Glassman

In March 2020, while still serving as CrossFit CEO, Greg Glassman deliverd a version of a talk he had delivered during grand rounds at medical schools around the country. Greg Glassman divides various common causes of death into five categories: chronic, microbic, genetic, kinetic, or toxic. The chr...

Broken Science

May 14, 2024 article from The Wall Street Journal.As light continues to be shed on the problems within the world of academic science, publishing company Wiley has announced it will shut down 19 of its journals. In the face of research fraud, Wiley has retracted over 11,300 papers in the past two yea...

Emily Kaplan

https://youtu.be/8uJKuMJl-JIEmily looks at medical tests and explains two concepts commonly used in testing: sensitivity and specificity....

Malcolm Kendrick

(Placebos Part C) By Malcolm KendrickThe first time I became aware that it is virtually impossible to ‘blind’ many (if any) clinical trials was with the use of AZT to treat AIDS. Here is a short section of a blog written by a doctor who lived through the AIDS crisis:“The reason why randomi...

Greg Glassman

In March 2020, while still serving as CrossFit CEO, Greg Glassman deliverd a version of a talk he had delivered during grand rounds at medical schools around the country. Greg Glassman divides various common causes of death into five categories: chronic, microbic, genetic, kinetic, or toxic. The chr...

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May 2, 2024 article from The Guardian.The ADA just settled an explosive legal case accusing the organization of betraying people with diabetes.“What a great opportunity a trial would have been to expose the inner workings of the ADA, the patient advocacy organization up to its eyeballs in big-busi...

Russell Berger

By Russell BergerIn the 1964 suspense film 36 hours, U.S. Army Major Jefferson Pike (played by James Garner), is kidnapped by Nazis on the eve of the Allied invasion of Normandy. Pike wakes up in what appears to be a U.S. Army hospital, surrounded by soldiers and nurses that all appear to be red-blo...

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April 3, 2024 article by Sasha Chavkin, Caitlin Gilbert, Anjali Tsui and Anahad O’Connor in The Washington Post.By sponsoring dietitians on social media and funding their own studies, General Mills and other cereal brands are shifting the narrative away from the detrimental physical effects of a h...

Broken Science

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Sunday at BSI’s 2024 Epistemology Camp was a loosely structured open discussion.Greg Glassman started the conversation with mention of the 1927 Solvay Conference, where revolutionary ideas in physics and quantum theory were debated. Most took an ontological perspect...

Anthony Garrett

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Anthony Garrett delivers a comprehensive lecture, touching on several major themes centered around the principles of probability, scientific methods, and the philosophical underpinnings of science. He discusses his academic journey, encounters with prominent figures l...

Gerd Gigerenzer

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 At his talk at the Broken Science Epistemology Camp in March 2024, psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer addresses what he calls ‘mindless statistics.’ Rather than think critically about the implications, impact, and meaning of studies, researchers are stuck in a system wh...

Greg Glassman

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Greg Glassman kicked off the 2024 BSI Epistemology Camp with this presentation. Greg’s talk centers around the ‘breaking point’ from modern science to post modern science. Condemning the rise in popularity of philosophers of science like Karl Popper, Paul Feyera...

Broken Science

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Sunday at BSI’s 2024 Epistemology Camp was a loosely structured open discussion.Greg Glassman started the conversation with mention of the 1927 Solvay Conference, where revolutionary ideas in physics and quantum theory were debated. Most took an ontological perspect...

Anthony Garrett

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Anthony Garrett delivers a comprehensive lecture, touching on several major themes centered around the principles of probability, scientific methods, and the philosophical underpinnings of science. He discusses his academic journey, encounters with prominent figures l...

Gerd Gigerenzer

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 At his talk at the Broken Science Epistemology Camp in March 2024, psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer addresses what he calls ‘mindless statistics.’ Rather than think critically about the implications, impact, and meaning of studies, researchers are stuck in a system wh...

Greg Glassman

bSI Epistemology Camp: 2024 Greg Glassman kicked off the 2024 BSI Epistemology Camp with this presentation. Greg’s talk centers around the ‘breaking point’ from modern science to post modern science. Condemning the rise in popularity of philosophers of science like Karl Popper, Paul Feyera...

Broken Science

May 21, 2024 article from Karlstack.Winner of The Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in environmental engineering took home $55,000 for first place. Turns out he photoshopped images and data supporting his project.“Honestly ISEF is probably going to sweep this under the rug unles...

Greg Glassman

In March 2020, while still serving as CrossFit CEO, Greg Glassman deliverd a version of a talk he had delivered during grand rounds at medical schools around the country. Greg Glassman divides various common causes of death into five categories: chronic, microbic, genetic, kinetic, or toxic. The chr...

Broken Science

May 14, 2024 article from The Wall Street Journal.As light continues to be shed on the problems within the world of academic science, publishing company Wiley has announced it will shut down 19 of its journals. In the face of research fraud, Wiley has retracted over 11,300 papers in the past two yea...

Malcolm Kendrick

(Placebos Part C) By Malcolm KendrickThe first time I became aware that it is virtually impossible to ‘blind’ many (if any) clinical trials was with the use of AZT to treat AIDS. Here is a short section of a blog written by a doctor who lived through the AIDS crisis:“The reason why randomi...