Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: culture

85 bookmarks tagged “culture

The Viral ‘Study’ About Runners Spreading Coronavirus Is Not Actually a Study - VICE

vice.com/en_us/article/v74az9/the-viral-study-about-runners-spreading-coronavirus-is-not-actually-a-study
Belgian researchers chose to bypass all standard science publishing protocols to publish research that has been overhyped and isn't well understood.

Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet | WIRED

wired.com/story/wikipedia-online-encyclopedia-best-place-internet/
People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web. Now it's a beacon of so much that's right.

The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet – OneZero

onezero.medium.com/the-dark-forest-theory-of-the-internet-7dc3e68a7cb1
In his sci-fi trilogy The Three Body Problem, author Liu Cixin presents the dark forest theory of the universe. When we look out into space, the theory goes, we’re struck by its silence. It seems…