August 4, 2019

Weekly Web Harvest for 2019-07-28

The Flawed Reasoning Behind the Replication Crisis – Issue 74: Networks – NautilusThe problem, though, is the dominant mode of statistical analysis these days isn’t Bayesian. Since the 1920s, the standard approach to judging scientific theories has been significance testing, made popular by the statistician Ronald Fisher. Fisher’s methods and their latter-day spinoffs are now the lingua franca of scientific data analysis. In particular, Google Scholar currently returns 2.85 million citations including the phrase “statistically significant.” Fisher claimed signficance testing was a universal tool for scientific inference, “common to all experimentation,” a claim that seems borne out by its widespread use across all disciplines. The Real Reason Why Instagram Is Hiding “Like” Counts – The RealistsTypically when opening up a news or photo feed, one’s eyes tend to be drawn to numbers first. If a post has many likes, we tend to give more importance to it, to think of it as more worthy of our attention. If that number is hidden, we are more inclined to read a full post or study a photo more carefully. And I think that this ultimately drives users to spend more time on these platforms. Even two extra seconds spent examining a photo or a post can have a powerful cumulative effect, especially when it comes to investor reports (“users’ average time spent […]

Quick Response

Between July 28th and August 4th – a period of 8 days – 15 mass shootings have occurred in the United States.In at least two of the events, fast police responses have been credited with saving lives. In the mass shooting that occurred at …

really happy to finish this yesterday at #verks – my soon ending self funded residency suggestions on how to mount it more than welcome – it’s glued down in most spots, not sure how to deal with the spine. finished while listening to “pregnancy scare” by the sads “let it flow right through you” OR “due in prague” thanks for advice all who gave – in particular @stitchpixie whom I followed most closest ✄ ✄ ✄ ✄ ~ #artpractice #postyourdrafts #kolajfest #art #paper #design #clean #abstract #minimalism #paperart #constructivism #collage #papercut #papercutart #instaart #artistsofinstagram #cutpapercollage #surrealism #papercollage #collageart #process #handmade #dada #analogcollage #collageartist #CollageAssemblyCharlotte #artmounting

really happy to finish this yesterday at #verks – my soon ending self funded residency

suggestions on how to mount it more than welcome – it’s glued down in most spots, not sure how to deal with the spine.

finished while listening to “pregnancy scare…