Probability - It's Not Just about the Math
An Interesting Twist on the Gambler's Fallacy
Book Review - "Unbelievable?" by Justin Brierley
If at first you don't succeed (for 50 times) you might reconsider
Dynamical systems with pyndamics
Models of Learning and Memory
Stats for Everyone
10 dogmas of science dismantled
There is more than enough time
A Cookbook Response to Jordan Peterson
Exploring the Idea of Scrum
Your Lack of Imagination Can Kill You …but you can be saved by math
Life from non-life and other conundrums
Top Reasons for Belief
Physics Lab Ideas - Structure or No?
Getting the Definitions Right
The Truth of a Story
The Power of a Story …especially when it's wrong
Sea Slug Brains …delicious or no?
3 Reasons Why Belief In God Makes Sense …or not
Facts are Not Enough
More than Enough Time
Happy Groundhog Day!
Matter, Energy, and the Spirit
Cool theorem - angle bisector
Lessons from Jon Acuff's book Finish
How to be productive - Part 2 - Methods
How to be productive - Part 1 - Apps
I'm not a Denier, I'm a Skeptic And yes, there is a difference
Art, Scientific Reductionism, and the New Neuroscience
Where probabilities and theology meet
Happy New Year (again)! A Time for New Beginnings (again)
Push Back Against Bayes
Not all Extraordinary Claims are Equal
Do Skeptics Underestimate the Case for the Resurrection? Not so much.
Does Art Lead Math? Not as far as I can see
Four Types of Bayesian-Frequentist Comparisons
Twitter, Zombies, and the Fate of the World
Mind Reader and Skepticism
Do we really need algebra 2 and calculus?
Are there serious problems with evolution?
Philosophy of science and the burden of proof
Pascal's Wager Again some quick thoughts
Climate Change Point and Counterpoint
Can you guess my sign? Testing Astrology
Even if determinism were true it wouldn't matter
Free Will On My Mind
Jaynes vs Gelman Bayes for Messy Data
Probability Does Extend Logic
Mapping Worldview to Probability
Is Science a Self-Sealing Process?
What Makes an Explanation Bad? When it's easy to vary
Laplace and Twins Why Bayes is still right
Student Course Evaluations What should a professor do?
Philosophy and Science or why I'm not a philosopher
Incompetence or Nervousness? defending your claims
Argument is Not Evidence
Happy New Year! A Time for New Beginnings
End of a long semester
Disagreeing with Neil deGrasse Tyson and some spoilers for Interstellar
Answering Unanswerable Questions Reframing and Moving Beyond Implications
The Giunta-Dillahunty debate In the End it's just Magic
Deduction, Induction, and Abduction, Oh My! A Tour of Needless Philosophical Terms
Evidence vs Argument
Pluto, Pluto, Here We Come
Football Physics Why I'm not Convinced the Patriots Cheated
We find God "not guilty" of existing
On Miracles Hume was right all along
It's not the New Atheists that are Arrogant
Expressing Ignorance or why Bayes is not to be feared
Priors vs Likelihoods or why Bayes is not to be feared
Superseding the $t$ test A Bayesian comparison of means
Simple Questions that Get to the Heart of the Matter
Misquoting Hume The problem with words over math
Testing the Supernatural How Science Deals with the Unknown
How to Deflate a Football Deflating Story Why Science Should Trump Personal Opinion
Demo vs Experiment Science fair gone wrong
We should all be biased
LaTeX vs Word Why I Prefer The Less WYSIWYG Solution
The Longest Night Ever Concerning Specialness and Understanding
Why Python is the language everyone should learn
Evolution and Morality We can do better
Objective Morality Defined What do I mean anyway?
Objective Morality A Matter of Complexity
Statistical Inference for Everyone (sie)
Something from Nothing
What is AI? A biologists misguided assessment
Naturalism of the Gaps? Not so much
Three Years of Weather Surface Maps Of The United States
Will the Sun Rise Tomorrow? Hume, Laplace, and Bayes
Theism vs Atheism An Argument from Probability
What's the Harm in Alternative Medicine? An Explicit Death Toll
What evidence would it take? Changing ones mind in science and religion
What Sane Climate Discussion Looks Like
What is Science?
Is Faith the Same as Trust or Baseless Belief? An Empirical Question
Faith, Trust, and Evidence A Question of Definition
Bayesian vs Frequentist Perspectives An Excellent Explanation
Statistical Heresies - The Movie Coming to a YouTube Channel Near You
Turing Test Passed Now, Perhaps, Our Robotic Overlords Are Coming
It's Unreasonable to Believe Some True Things A Comment about Presupossitionalism
Free, or Not-So-Free, Will Beyond the semantics
Do healing miracles happen? Unbelievable Project: Robby Dawkins & David Beebee - 15 March 2014
A Good Bet Lost Proper Attitudes in Science and Life
Pennies! An example from Statistical Inference for Everyone
Statistical Heresies Teaching Statistical Inference in the Bayesian Revolution
Supporting Dualism A Profound Distortion
Siblings and Astronomy Long Lost Sibling of the Sun Found
Spurious Correlations A funny list of strangely correlated things
"Skeptics" vs "Realists" A proposed solution
Dualism, Naturalism, and other Isms The Link between the Brain and the Mind
Noah and the Flood - did it happen? - 16 February 2008
How to Dodge the Consequences of Belief Alister McGrath vs Richard Dawkins
A Foreshadowing of the End of the World? Another Close Shave
Is Astrology Scientific? On the Possible Meanings of "Scientific"
Scientific Knowledge Do We Really Have Faith?
Creationism Laid Bare
Anyone using the term "scientific proof" doesn't know science
Did Christians steal Christmas? - 22 December 2007
Unbelievable Project: Did Jesus Exist? Bart Ehrman Q&A - 18 August 2012
Properly Basic Obscurantism
Physics and the Flash Mind Reader
Philosophy and Science - What's the Difference?
Chess, Morality, and Well-Being
The Cover Art for Statistical Inference for Everyone (sie)
Statistical Inference for Everyone - Book Announcement
New Year and New Website
Why the new website?
A New Year and a Deepity
Religion and the Illusion of Moral Authority
A story of humanity...
Life, Meaning, and Entropy
The Trinity and Coherency
Science as Entertainment
Knowledge, Faith, and Belief
Nobel Prize - The "Higgs" and Predictions
The Fallacy of All-Natural
MOOCs and Treadmills
What to do when you're not an expert
Origins of Religion - Two Hypotheses
The Supernatural and the History of Cosmology
God in the head
Presuppositions and Science
Textual Transmission Bottlenecks
Trying to figure out fiction I like - Game of Thrones semi-fail
What would it take for me to believe the Resurrection?
A question for theists: why do you not believe UFOs are alien spacecraft?
Unbelievable Project: The Probability of the Resurrection
Baseball and the Naming of the Gospels
Rules for Criticizing Opponents
The source of morality
Christianity and morality
Miscellaneous Christian topics - another counter to Marshall
Model helicopter guided by power of thought....
Evidence Of Other Universes
Star Trek and Storytelling
A little about miracles
Design, the Origin of Life, and Creationism
Consciousness in infants
Some recent presentations
10 signs of intellectual honesty
A funny little probability problem - some closure
A funny little probability problem - correct
A funny little probability problem
"Proof" that God exists
Unbelievable Project: Miracles and healing - is it evidence for the truth of Christianity?
Unbelievable Project: A "proxy" atheist explains why he can't believe
Unbelievable Project: The "New Atheism" - Barry Duke and David Marshall Debate
Unbelievable Project: John Lennox debates science and God - Has science buried God?
Unbelievable Project: God Delusion debate - Deluded by Dawkins?
Unbelievable Project: Atheist and Christian bloggers discuss
Unbelievable Project: God's existence, free will and faith - The Big Questions
Unbelievable Project: Does Christianity enslave? - Are we better off without belief in God?
Unbelievable Project: A Non-Believer's Armchair Perspective on Six Years of Christian Debates
Resurrection, Linear Regression, and the Art of Harmonization
There is no population
"Science Refutes God" Debate
Logical vs Reasonable
God does Not Exist, Clearly
A few things about Carl Sagan
Great Science Ads!
Breaking news: Doctor hallucinates and is convinced that science is wrong
Naturalistic Bias? Presupposing Naturalism?
Statistics vs Probability
Lessons From Bayes' Rule
Suppression of Ideas in Science
Free Will and Entropy
On Being Wrong
Evolution and Rationality
What is good in religion
Best quote in a while about global warming...
Bayes and Hiccups: Practical working solutions that no one seems to know
Santa and other delusions
Einstein and the Motives of Scientists
The Bible Foreshadows Scientific Discoveries?
Closed to the supernatural?
Presuppositionalism vs evidentialism
More fine tuning...NOT
Things science can't explain
Conversation with Steve Winsor
What's wrong with this?
Best evidence for...
A sensible post on climate change...for a change
Language of Science
Offended by prayer on a mural
The Florida problem - a new intuition
Faster than light...a likely solution
Faster than light...why the lawyer is wrong
Mystery, Knowledge, Science and Television
Climate and the Moon
Knowledge and Belief
Science and Attitudes Toward Criticism
Reaping the benefits of science while hostile to science
"Frivolous" research in science
Energy Bracelet Experience
Religion, Scripture, and the Source of Morality
Wonders in Science
A Reasonable Perspective on Global Warming
Does Watson Think?
Creationism and Strawmen
Wonders in Science
20 Years of Being an Atheist Ends Today
The Role of Humanity into the Future
Bill O'Reilly, Tides, and the God of the Gaps
Why I Can't Support the Darwin Day Resolution
The world is flat!
A modest proposal about uncertainty
The Economics of Religion: More good than harm?
Rounds in Australian Open
Predictions for the Australian Open
Religion, Science, and Humility
Francis Collins, Science and Religion: How Religion Halts Science
A Moral Argument for God
Are Science and Religion Incompatible?
Is -x^2 positive or negative?
Glenn Beck on Science
A walk down memory lane
Multiple Model Comparisons Revisited
God and Hawking
Why pseudoscientists like the chi-square test (and why it shouldn't be taught)
Orthodox Statistics Conducive to Pseudo-Science
The Non-Psychic Octopus
A new and content-free model
Pascal's Global Warming
Religion and Scientists
One last TV post, about Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica, Lost, and Babylon 5: To Plan or not to Plan
Lord of the Rings
Nice talk about science and vaccination
The Not-so-Hidden Flaw in this Climate Argument
A bit of must-read economics
Coin flips and names (Evil problems in probability continued)
Magnetic therapy getting under my skin
Faith and Science
A couple of interesting videos
Creativity, Science, and the Brain
Believing the unbelieveable
A teachable moment...lost
There once was a girl named Florida (a.k.a Evil problems in probability)
Weird associations and the brain
Cool little fact of the day...
Polar Bears, Data, Opinions, and Global Warming
Open Information, Reproducible Research, and Climategate
Word of the Day: Micromort
Climate Change Denial is not the same as Evolution Denial
Climategate, oh my!
Universality of Religion
A great observation
Autotune, Science, and Creativity
Yet another reason to leave Iraq...dowsing for bombs
Disturbing video misusing Einstein's name
Recovery from Vision
Probability Problems and Simulation
Frequentist thinking, or just bad math?
A nice series to look at
230 miles per gallon!
neat way to introduce programming
Silly challenge to silly statement
A quick comment on error
Laplace and the Divine
"Erroneous" Probabilistic Reasoning
A Little Geometry