Science & Society
- Josh Hawley's Alert After 30 Minutes Of Social Media Use Can't Pass- Can't Be Serious- But Internet Addiction Is An Issue
This is surely going to be one of the 93% of bills that never make it to law. First there is his op. ed. and surely this is not serious: First his “maybe we’d be better off if Facebook disappeared.” is part of an argument. He is saying we need to be tough ...
Article - Robert Walker - Jul 31 2019 - 9:44pm
- Fake News: Blame Partisan Media, Blame Social Media, But It's A Monster We All Created, And It's Worldwide
The term "fake news" has been popularized by media due to President Donald Trump using it about corporate news outlets in recent years, it was even the plot of the recent Marvel move "Spider-Man: Far From Home" and while its precise me ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2019 - 8:51am
- Understanding The Voynich Manuscript #4
Understanding The Voynich Manuscript #4 If not Latin, then what? Please see the links at the foot of this page for my previous articles on the Voynich manuscript. Only a few people claim that the language underlying the Voynich Manuscript is Latin. Howeve ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Aug 2 2019 - 9:01am
- Bernie Sanders Says He'll Release Info On Aliens If Elected- Which Party Is More Likely To Believe The Truth Is Out There?
On The Joe Rogan Experience podcast (which you can view a video of below, because podcast doesn't mean what it used to mean) Senator Bernie Sanders pledged to release government information about aliens. He says it's an issue for his wife. It ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 9 2019 - 11:26am
- People Who Post To Social Media Under The Influence Of Drugs Often Regret It
The use of social media is ubiquitous in today's culture. A recent Pew Research report found that, among 18 to 29-year-olds, over 90 percent use some form of social media while essentially 100 percent of young Americans (ages 18-29) have mobile phones ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 19 2019 - 8:47am
- No Media Gatekeepers Needed: Over Half The Public Now Regard Scientists As Good Communicators
In 2006, when Science 2.0 began, it felt like the world was ready for a writing network composed of scientists. There had already been two attempts, one failed and one wildly successful, albeit more focused on cultural issues than science. The reason it fe ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 19 2019 - 1:25pm
- Scientific American Blogs Reminded People They Still Exist- By Scaremongering Vegetables And Promoting Supplements
I didn't even know Scientific American Blogs still existed. They do, they were just irrelevant and no one remembered until a few days ago. Given their recent foray into nonsense, it can be the next place where denier for hire Paul Thacker pretends to ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 23 2019 - 7:00am
- In France, Gender Bias Holds Back Female Scientists
In America, more women than men receive Ph.D.s and at the faculty level are not 2:1 more likely to be offered a job. Not so in France. Only 35 percent of researchers at the French National Centre for Scientific Research are women and the reason may be bias ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 26 2019 - 6:53pm
- For New Science To Live, Old Scientists Must Die
“A great scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it,” the physicist Max Planck wrote. ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 29 2019 - 5:19pm
- The Left Wing Dominates Social Media In America, In Brazil The Right Is In Charge
With fires happening in South America, the left has such dominance over social media in America they convinced the public that policies of right-wing leader Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil were to blame, while in Brazil the right's dominance of social media ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 29 2019 - 5:53pm