jonathanstray (@jonathanstray)

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@PaoliBulldog I agree that "because we said so" is not good enough. But do you actually doubt this story?
Digital security for journalists in one class. Everything I know packed into an hour long talk. https://t.co/ciYkZTb6Ll
Impostor Syndrome -- as as D&D style spell you can cast on vulnerable creatures to make them believe they're stupid https://t.co/NjwgzWIutV
@stdbrouw I think there is more to it. Doing NLP gets you into deep senses of language and meaning that have analog… https://t.co/NpOZZFSttN
RT @MaxCRoser: Why you should not use pie charts. https://t.co/AahWfGYU6N
@GrandpaRobot Again, you're changing the subject. I'm saying your generalization about the motives of scientists is… https://t.co/AhwjTak8YZ
@GrandpaRobot That is a different conversation. You're making a broad claim about the motivations of scientists, an… https://t.co/yeSN6BKiDA
@GrandpaRobot "Curiosity is not enough." Is there any evidence that this is the case? Have you ever examined a surv… https://t.co/rXIw7Ajv1y
@GrandpaRobot You are claiming religious motives for "science" and giving one example (Curies.) Is this motivation common among scientists?
@GrandpaRobot The Curies are not all of science. They're not even representative of most scientists. But yes -- lot… https://t.co/cf16EfKdVI
@GrandpaRobot That's simply not true -- curiosity and the reduction of suffering are both great non-spiritual reaso… https://t.co/6PtQwt4lR7
@GrandpaRobot Are you seriously claiming that science could not exist without spiritual knowledge? If so, I'd say t… https://t.co/yM0yNooXNj
@GrandpaRobot I understand why spiritual insight is valuable. I would also be dead multiple times over if not for modern medicine.
RT @flipzagging: @jonathanstray Seems overly optimistic. In literary theory they aren't trying to generate reproducible results. Often, to…
@GrandpaRobot Different, not greater. Intellectual comprehension is what is required to build the infrastructure we… https://t.co/e5qg66JJZS
@GrandpaRobot That is part of it. Conversely, "humanists" often believe their "feelings" or "intuition" or "experie… https://t.co/V5soGuScaG
There's a cultural clash between computer science and the humanities -- even though they often cover the same groun… https://t.co/kVStf8Fb3O
This is an important article. Also important: there is plenty of ignorance in the humanities too. Be diverse! https://t.co/ZXsiU4ZW6w
@ESO Thanks for replying. But the original data was far higher res -- it must be available somewhere still, right?
RT @LeVostreGC: Love ys lyke openinge a newspapir websyte wyth an old browser: everythinge doth stoppe and no thinge doth werke the same af…

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About jonathanstray

Journalist, computer scientist, internationalist. Interactive Technology Editor at the AP. Maker of industrial fire sculptures on the side.

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