Is the rise of hedging language in scientific papers correlated in time with the rise in peer review?
In a talk at FORCE2016 (https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016), Steven Pinker discussed bad writing in science, and mentioned how it had changed over time. One of his statements was that scientists hedge (for example, using hedge words such... continue reading
Venture capitalists work under the concept of investing small amounts in lots of startup companies, some of which will fail, some of which will make a little money, and a few of which will make a lot of money.
This is similar to [the "Miracle... continue reading
A service to assess the quality of documentation of open source software
Could one build a service that checks the completeness and quality of documentation of an open source repository?
Potentially a group could build up a set of repositories with documentation ratings, which could then be used to train a ML/DL... continue reading
name preferences: general vs specific, causation vs correlation
I suspect that there is a correlation between areas of the US where carbonated beverages are called soda vs pop and areas where Coke is preferred over Pepsi. Is this correct? If so, what might cause it? Beverage companies using their preferred... continue reading
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