@Vaguery I confess: I actually despise what Dawkins has become, esp. what he has done to further undermine the humanity of scientific work.
Suddenly realizing 25 years late that most Comp Sci's (& physics-trained-complexologists) imagine evolutionary "selection" is merit-based
Last Night's Drinks Key Idea: ADJUNCT PROFS HIRED FOR SOLE PURPOSE OF ATTENDING FACULTY MEETINGS. Please cite me when this Dystopia arrives.
Makes me a little angry to see my feed full of Ann Arborites moaning about deer culls among tweets from Flint folks who have been poisoned.
…It's not merely that models are useful. It's that what we observe, what we call "data" is itself a modeling process. Naming is modeling.