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authorPhilip Yaffe

How to Deal with Post-truthism
From Blog@Ubiquity

How to Deal with Post-truthism

The very definition of post-truth implies rejecting fact-based logic. Too few possess the skill of distinguishing between self-serving claims, and reliable, well...

The Funny Side of Science
From Blog@Ubiquity

The Funny Side of Science

Some people have the strange idea that science is too straight-laced to be funny. These people are not scientists. True scientists love to tell jokes about themselves...

Can Mankind Survive Scientific Illiteracy?
From Blog@Ubiquity

Can Mankind Survive Scientific Illiteracy?

Science is not taught as science at all. Students are taught how to do science, but not what science actually is. They suffer from scientific illiteracy. The post...

Language Lessons from a Steam-powered Light Bulb
From Blog@Ubiquity

Language Lessons from a Steam-powered Light Bulb

People who make a career in science, computers or otherwise, generally do so because they are naturally drawn to it. They find science fascinating and entertaining...

What Can Paragons of Literature Teach Us about Writing Better Computer Programs?
From Blog@Ubiquity

What Can Paragons of Literature Teach Us about Writing Better Computer Programs?

While grappling with mechanics of writing, we all too often lose sight of another important insight into effective communication. The post What Can Paragons ofBLOG...
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