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2019

Mistakes in science

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tl;dr version of this post

  • Almost all published science has mistakes in it.
  • Even in the big data world, it’s important to work with people who have “been there” and know where the data come from.
  • The best mistakes are the ones that are also opportunities (but not all of them are)!
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Why do we waste so much food?

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Food waste is the trademark problem of our culture of abundance. Pouring huge proportions of our precious land, soil, water, and energy resources into producing food, and inflicting damage on the environment in the process, is necessary to maintain human life. Read more