Monthly Archives: March 2023

Truth versus firehoses of falsehoods

As a result of one of my more traumatic experiences as a graduate student, I became familiar with Knoll’s Law of Media Accuracy, “Everything you read in the newspaper is absolutely true, except for that rare story of which you … Continue reading

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Prior and Current Ignorance: Struggles with Bayesian analyses

Many years ago I dressed up for Halloween with a piece of paper taped to my rear with “Pr” on it, in one hand holding a small crowbar, and in the other an engagement ring in a small box (see … Continue reading

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