Links this week:
- Is your body mostly microbes? A nice take-down of another trail of citations dead-ends. One thing I have learnt from my PhD research is that when it comes to citations, academics are lazy.
- A good piece on Peter Thiel. Curing death is on the agenda.
- Fixing gender bias in research subjects – because men and women are different. HT: John Durant
- Using data in determining punishment – some interesting implications. HT: Marginal Revolution
- Deadweight loss in pointless research.
- Three complexity MOOCs about to kick off from the Santa Fe Institute.
- A not-so-convincing attempt to take down the philosophy behind nudging.
- Don’t expect praise if you state your motivations behind hiring women.
- Predicting when bubbles will pop from MRIs.