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ben goldacre
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Public expenditure per person in Scotland, UK, England, Wales, London etc. parliament.uk/briefing-paper… pic.twitter.com/VZbk4OykWq
Joining in the bogus attacks on the NHS is a pretty dodgy low point for the Scottish Yes campaign dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/…
It's a bit weird how Salmond keeps walking out in front of the podium. It'd be better if he stood on top of it.
These instructions from the BBC on how to listen to Radio 4 are magnificent RT @DavidLloydRADIO: (BBC Year Book 1940) pic.twitter.com/5GhEVAiO0D
Ooh, LSHTM on University Challenge!
It is kind of amazing how the democratisation of tech has led to a kind of crowdsourced Stasi RT @sotak: pic.twitter.com/nNMouSytj1
Grumpy prof permits email from students only to arrange a time to meet. serenecriticism.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/ban…
Carol Vorderman was silly about MMR but this is a bit harsh. pic.twitter.com/ODSsXygSPW
Dominic Cummings ("Mr Kurtz joins the conservative party") does SciFoo. I agree on scientists influencng policy feedly.com/e/dDaAsqEn
@bengoldacre You’re in our 1st year rewind video talking about your big science poo if you’d like to watch/RT - youtube.com/watch?v=cPTrVc…
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New book on the monarchy by the awesome @johnhiggs His last rejuvenated the robert anton wilson parts of my brain jmrhiggs.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/our-pe…
Highly recommend "Conundrum" by Richard Bacon on this RT @jamesrbuk: Why do so many govt IT projects end in calamity? theguardian.com/technology/201…
not sure i look to DoJ for a view on whether a trial is uninformatively designed but has anyone detailblogged the PLATO ruling yet?
this anal sex paper by my friend (and early twitter adopter) @cicely is excellent bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/8/e0… washingtonpost.com/posteverything…
"Punished for Being Poor: The Problem With Using Big Data in the Justice System" feedly.com/e/oshHbg0U
"a job where you're at the mercy of variance can be extremely stressful": a stats-minded poker player wins $15m feedly.com/e/iw1jWVyA
amazed at how fast American schools have shifted towards segregation, with white ppl moving to private sector feedly.com/e/pkTwtJJa
actively advertising e-cigs (as with any drug) is dumb. all drugs shld be legally but boringly available. feedly.com/e/h0UQQ9N-
"Inequality and the common pool problem" feedly.com/e/yZNZjzXP
the fab @DrPetra did this interesting "making of" document about how they did their miscarriage awareness campaign theresearchcompanion.com/partners-too-h…
LOVE this from @Reuters. I don't *think* they meant it to be interpreted as a Venn diagram RT @millyshaw: via Reddit pic.twitter.com/DMcy9XqnLF
Pastafarian fights gov't for his right to wear a colander on his head. Simple commonsense. ind.pn/1AnO9x2 pic.twitter.com/MhaVu1Vvci