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Mike Sutton
Mike Sutton
Dr Mike Sutton is the author of 'Nullius in Verba: Darwin's greatest secret'.
Jun. 28, 2013 9:12 am
A quick thought on the problem of confirmation bias. Skeptics know that many conspiracy theories, and all general works of pseudo scholarship, are based on some fundamental principles. As follows: Most pseudo-scholarly conspiracy theories are based upon one or both of two premises (1) That in their own particular field of enquiry there is “no such thing as coincidence” and (2) That the fact of...  Read More
Jun. 5, 2013 10:01 am
Following his excellent nano-technology lecture - at a Skeptics in the Pub meeting - in Nottingham last night, I engaged in some follow-up email correspondence with leading expert Mike Fay of Nottingham University. Mike very kindly answered some questions last night and some more today regarding how much physical space a typical book takes up once scanned and stored electronically. I found the...  Read More
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