communication, Tag

  • A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins learned to communicate using their unique "language" or sounds. Detailed in a new study published in the journal Animal Cognition, the extraordinary inter-species...
  • Alarm about alarmism Sun, 16 Jul 17, 12:59am
    by Judith Curry The climate change debate has entered what we might call the “Campfire Phase”, in which the goal is to tell the scariest story...
  • by Judith Curry Why real nobodies are more powerful than repressed somebodies. The U.S. first tweeting President has upended our perceptions on the appropriate method for a President communicate. Millions of people are perplexed...
  • Elon Musk must not be busy enough with his Boring company, Space X and Tesla, because he just became CEO of another company, and this one has a goal of turning us all into cyborgs. Neuralink, a San Francisco-based startup,...
  • A War Against Fire Sat, 2 Jan 16, 12:03pm
    by Judith Curry The most savage controversies are those as to which there is no good evidence either way. -Bertrand Russell Bishop Hill points to a 1990 essay by Russell Seitz that was a response to Jim Hansen’s Congressional...
  • by Judith Curry Nature’s deviations disrupt our lives and businesses more than we should accept. – Bill Gail Bill Gail has superb editorial in USA Today – Don’t let climate debate hinder economy.  Full...
  • Lukewarming Fri, 6 Nov 15, 1:06am
    by Judith Curry Two new books on lukewarming have recently been published. Lukewarming – Pat Michaels and Chip Knappenberger Lukewarming: The New Climate Science that Changes Everything, by Pat Michaels and Chip Knappenberger...
  • Industry funding: witch hunts Wed, 19 Aug 15, 10:57am
    by Judith Curry There is a remarkable and disturbing story playing out in the biotechnology academic community over industry  funding related to genetically modified food...
  • by Judith Curry A Disgrace to the Profession: The World’s Scientists – in their own words – on Michael E Mann, his Hockey Stick and their Damage to Science – Volume One The book can be purchased at...
  • by Judith Curry There is an unfortunate knowledge monopoly in climate science and policy – the IPCC and UNFCCC.  As a result there is insufficient intellectual and political diversity in assessments about climate change....
  • The Siddhartha heuristic Tue, 14 Jul 15, 2:03am
    by Judith Curry Siddhārtha Gautama was a prince who was only told good news, and protected from seeing suffering and death. But he finally realised that he was not seeing the world as it really was, and so he left …...
  • by Judith Curry Well this has been a really interesting week  for hearing about what climate scientists think and feel about potential future impacts of climate change...
  • by Andy West Lewandowsky and Oreskes raise the prospect that via the agency of memes, the climate Consensus with its high certainty of danger, could be a socially generated artifact and not a scientific fact...
  • Pascal on the art of persuasion Wed, 24 Jun 15, 2:00pm
    by Judith Curry “People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.” – Blaise Pascal One of my favorite blogs is Brainpickings...
  • Science, uncertainty and advocacy Tue, 23 Jun 15, 12:36am
    by Judith Curry I’m attending an interesting conference in Nottingham:  Circling the square: universities, the media, citizens and politics. The website for the Conference is [here]: Circling the square 2 will explore...
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