Josh Watkins

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New York Times decides to call a lie a lie, and its Trump coverage may never be the same

In at least five articles in the New York Times on Sept. 17, including the lead story in the print edition, the words “lie,” “false,” “falsely …

Famifi

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

An Open Letter to the Wall Street Journal on Its Bernie Sanders Hit Piece

<i>Gerald Friedman's research was cited in a</i> Wall Street Journal <i>story about Bernie Sanders's proposals for government spending. Friedman responds to that story below.</i><p>It is said of economists that they know the cost of everything but the value of nothing. In the case of the article "Price Tag of Bernie …

The American Dream Is Dead: Here’s Where It Went

The U.S. ranks among the lowest of developed countries for upward mobility, despite clinging to the mythology of Horatio Alger.<p>Look at a list of rags-to-riches billionaires, from Oprah to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, from immigrant investor George Soros to Jay-Z, and you’ll see a common thread. …

Demographics

Thoracic Bridge Instructional Video: Improve your flexibility in 30 seconds

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Western Philosophy

What is Big Data? A super simple explanation for everyone

The term “Big Data” may have been around for some time now, but there is still quite a lot of confusion about what it actually means. In truth, the …

Big Data

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3 Recent Books For Budding Data Scientists And Business Executives Involved With Big Data Analytics

Now that most of the hype around big data has died down, overtaken by the buzz over the Internet of Things, we are sometimes treated to serious discussions of the state-of-the-art (or science, for that matter) in data analysis. If you are planning a career as a data scientist or you are a business …

Big Data

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Consciousness

6 Predictions For The $125 Billion Big Data Analytics Market in 2015

The big data and analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2015, according to IDC. Both IDC and The International Institute of Analytics (IIA) discussed their big data and analytics predictions for 2015 in separate webcasts yesterday. Here are the highlights:<p><i>Security will become the</i> …