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Programming

Idiots should stay away from jQuery

Consider this one of my first real lessons of writing code. Idiots should stay away from jQuery. I’m sure by this time in internet history this is well documented phenomenon. I got a job, wrote a bunch of form validation in jQuery like an idiot. No functions, just purely procedural. Now I have to clean […]

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Philosophy

The Problem with Scientificism

Science has brought us a long ways. What are the limits on science? We confer faith on science like we do religion. Is this Scientificism?

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Philosophy

Do PhD’s erode knowledge?

With the replication crisis, maybe we should be asking if PhD’s actually erode knowledge? It seems that attaching status to the pursuit of knowledge, corrupts the end result, which is meaningful research. With the publication of meaningless fluff, it serves to obfuscate the truth. The result in greater uncertainty, and less overall sure knowledge. At […]