Archive for date: July 27, 2011

Hackaday Comment Policy: We’re cleaning up

July 27, 2011 | Blogging, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

I am a long time reader of Hack A Day. It’s a great website, and often details projects that I find interesting well before they are picked up on other sites. It also tends to drive significant amounts of traffic to sites mentioned, so it’s good publicity for many interesting objects. But lately, their comment […]

How to mistake correlation and causality, from Scientific American

July 27, 2011 | Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

My tweets this morning included a link to a story by Scientific American editor Anna Kuchment, entitled “How to raise a science fair champ”. How to raise a science fair champ | Scientific American Blog Network On the one hand, it’s a mildly interesting look at some talented kids who have risen to the top […]