Beyond Seven Review No. 76

Posted on Wed 11 August 2021 in Beyond Seven Review

Counterantidisintermediation 🌔

Data analysis and Bayesian statistics ⚽

Free/libre and open-source software 🌺

Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺

  • The Fake News Crisis That Wasn't
    "Bob speaks with Brendan Nyhan, government professor at Dartmouth College, about his latest study, Selective Exposure to Misinformation: Evidence from the consumption of fake news during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Nyhan, along with scholars Andrew Guess and Jason Reifler, found that the echo chambers we feared were actually narrower, albeit deeper, than previously assumed."

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Articles from blogs I follow around the net

Should non-native students of Japanese pay close attention to pitch accent?

From a long-time learner of Japanese language: I must say that the Japanese instructors at the Foreign Service Institute were NOT inclined to teach — or even acknowledge — pitch … and, for that matter, in all but rare cases, "bother" to correct st…

via Language Log December 4, 2021
GIS Day 2021, Community Mapping Project and Kickoff

November 17th is International GIS Day, and we’d love for you to join us in this celebration of all things spatial. We always look forward to getting together to see and discuss your amazing GIS work while enjoying a delicious piece of cake, but due to - …

via Scholars’ Lab November 11, 2021
Summer of small projects

I've kinda been quiet for a while. The main reason is that world events finally got to me. I had been doing ok mentally, working at home, spending a lot of time outdoors, etc., but eventually the COVID pandemic and the California drought+wildfires dra…

via Blobs in Games November 8, 2021

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