May 20, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Truth, like liberty, requires eternal vigilance. How do you spot bullshit in the wild? Effect sizes, dimensions, Fermi estimation, and checks on plausibility. Claims and the interests of those who make them. Forensic data analysis: GRIM test, Newcomb-Benford law.
Together, we'll watch a video from the University of Washington's "Spotting Bullshit" class and discuss what we learn. How do we apply what we learned?
Please register for the link.