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ben goldacre
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@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
paper on suicide clusters and newspaper reporting in may 2014 lancet psychiatry #robinwilliams pic.twitter.com/vQLOqexaSH
Just polished off intro to next book. Every book I’ve ever written has my email address in it. I recommend this. Your readers are not serfs.
Invited by @theRSAorg to chair a Susan Greenfield event, lunchtime 2nd October. The answer is "yes please". badscience.net/2011/11/why-wo…
A US soldier in Iraq discusses RobinWilliams films and Vice documentaries with a jihadi from Islamic State on Twitter foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/…
This letter returning an honour is a moving reminder that we're all interconnected. nytimes.com/interactive/20…
The quality of discussion - both excellent and assinine - on the adrenaline trial is fascinating mumsnet.com/Talk/am_i_bein…
ooh lovely and handy RT @flowingdata: CSV Fingerprint: Spot errors in your data at a glance flowingdata.com/2014/08/14/csv…
InterMune take-over: pharmatimes.com/Article/14-08-… INVESTOR TIP: if you have to sue the EMA to hide trial info... alltrials.net/news/1167-2/ #AllTrials