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They published our paper today!

BMJ: Trials that say “maybe”: the disconnect between exploratory and confirmatory testing after drug approval

Grumbly subtooty Show more

Meta-research symposium video link Show more

hey does anyone know the original source or artist of :blobpats:

And I have suspicions about which ones are most likely, based on which academic journals send your password back in plain text when you sign upon their submission system

Diversity in academia Show more

One of these days, The Lancet or NEJM or JAMA or something is gonna get hacked or something and all we'll have left of wide swaths of the scientific literature is people's personal archives and Sci-Hub! :oa: :scihub:

Wait, what. Windows 10 sends info on USB devices plugged in directly to Microsoft?

And it does that using pure HTTP?

You gotta be kidding me.


so, mastodon users, how does a computer work? heres a helpful analogy i came up with a while ago:

the CPU (the BRAIN of the computer) takes data from the RAM (kinda like the computer's BRAIN) and stores it on the hard disk (which can be thought of as the BRAIN of the computer)

Masto meta wishlist Show more

Researchgate Show more

meta CW, snark, sarcasm, subtooting half the fediverse Show more

Andy Goldsworthy turns elements found in nature into works of transient #art

Operating system opinions Show more

Just one person for #followfriday today: @Are0h, whose voice I always appreciate in the fediverse even (especially) when saying things that push me out of my privileged comfort zone. Also just a very kind individual!

Plus they recently converted from Mongodb to Postgres so they're clearly heading down the right technical path ;)

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