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?
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