Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World 0525509186, 9780525509189

Bullshit isn’t what it used to be. Now, two science professors give us the tools to dismantle misinformation and think c

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Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World
 0525509186, 9780525509189

Table of contents :
PREFACE

Chapter 01: BULLSHIT EVERYWHERE
Chapter 02: MEDIUM, MESSAGE, AND MISINFORMATION
Chapter 03: THE NATURE OF BULLSHIT
Chapter 04: CAUSALITY
Chapter 05: NUMBERS AND NONSENSE
Chapter 06: SELECTION BIAS
Chapter 07: DATA VISUALIZATION
Chapter 08: CALLING BULLSHIT ON BIG DATA
Chapter 09: THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF SCIENCE
Chapter 10: SPOTTING BULLSHIT
Chapter 11: REFUTING BULLSHIT

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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