Monthly Archives: November 2015

The probability of a Mormon second coming

In a recent episode of his podcast, author Sam Harris reiterated an observation about probability theory. The broader context was to criticize the popular notion that all religions are the same. They aren’t — some specific propositions associated with religions … Continue reading

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Come work with us!

Our department is hiring. The purpose of this post is simply to share my colleague Thomas Lumley’s post. Please share with anyone who might be interested in applying!

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Article in Quillette + Technical Details

Followers of my blog who haven’t already seen it might enjoy this opinion piece I wrote for Quillette magazine. I have wanted to write something like that for a while, but never thought I’d get around to it. I’m glad … Continue reading

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