How do science

What are methodology? Why paradigm shift?

Scientific writing In which tips are given for the projection of status through nominal phrases and passive voice 2014-12-31 – 2022-06-10
Quarto 2022-05-01 – 2022-05-01
Blogdown Plus other RMarkdown-derived scholarly blogging systems 2020-08-26 – 2022-04-17
The blogosphere Now with added newsletter-o-sphere 2014-12-29 – 2022-04-17
Saying “Bayes” is not enough Bayesians are usually not actually doing Bayesian reasoning well and even if we were, it would be insufficient to do science, or life 2016-05-30 – 2022-04-15
Zotero The adequate citation tool 2019-12-01 – 2022-04-04
Causal inference on DAGs Confounding! This scientist performed a miracle graph surgery intervention and you won’t believe what happened next 2016-10-26 – 2022-03-08
Social psychology Which of those NPR-friendly studies actually replicated? 2017-02-20 – 2022-01-14
Metis and .*-rationality High modernism, spontaneous order, legibility, the Great Society, technocracy, local knowledge, normies and sects 2017-07-24 – 2022-01-02
Pyro Approximate maximum in the density of probabilistic programming effort 2019-10-02 – 2021-11-25
First aid If you are checking this webpage while your colleague bleeds out, you are doing it wrong 2019-02-12 – 2021-10-22
Hyperparameter optimization Replacing a hyperparameter problem with a hyperhyperparameter problem which feels like progress I guess 2020-09-25 – 2021-10-20
Research discovery Has someone answered that question I have not worked out how to ask yet? 2019-01-22 – 2021-10-13
Science for policy Using evidence and reason to govern ourselves 2011-08-07 – 2021-09-22
Meta learning Few-shot learning, learning fast weights, learning to learn 2021-09-16
Publication bias Replication crises, P-values, bitching about journals, other debilities of contemporary science at large 2016-08-30 – 2021-07-22
Science History, sociology and philosophy thereof 2017-07-08 – 2021-07-21
Academic blogging workflow Minimising the friction of advertising my thoughts in order to maximise the chance each thought gets advertised. Not covered: maximising quality of thoughts. 2020-05-22 – 2021-06-30
Free will A matter about which I voluntarily admit I don’t care, but am compelled to have something to link to when eliding 2012-03-16 – 2021-04-23
Differentiable model selection Differentiable hyperparameter search, and architecture search, and optimisation optimisation by optimisation and so on 2020-09-25 – 2021-04-13
BibLaTeX Also BibTeX if you must 2020-09-29 – 2021-03-18
Bayesians vs frequentists Just because we both get the same answer doesn’t mean neither of us is wrong 2014-11-25 – 2021-01-14
Stan The flagship Bayesian workhorse 2020-10-19
AutoML 2017-07-17 – 2020-10-02
R Shiny Statistics through the internet 2020-02-11