Monthly Archives: April 2014

Science and the Scientific Method

Why are we teaching “science” to students from pre-college to graduate courses that doesn’t reflect good science practices, science methods, or the nature of the scientific inquiry? Because despite calls for reform (at least in the US) for the past … Continue reading

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How Hypothesis Testing Doesn’t Test Hypotheses

We all know that in science a hypothesis is…nothing like what most people understand. In computational sciences, machine learning, etc., one develops an algorithm to test a thousand or more hypotheses to get a program to recognize the letter “a” … Continue reading

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