Nathan Hwang

Subdermal Scientific Delivery

Epistemic status: crap armchair theorizing. PutANumOnIt points out that psychology is broken. Having read Robyn Dawes’ House of Cards and Andrew Gelman’s post on the replication crisis, I agree with him, it is kind of crappy that it’s been years since the replication crisis and still nothing seems to have changed. However, I disagree with the shape of his reaction, both online and […]

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The Future of Football is too Near

Epistemic status: opinions and ranting What does the future of football look like? Yes, it is totally about football; it starts out weird, just stick with it and you’ll get to the football[1]. Well, the rest of this post is about that story, so… spoilers ahoy. Didn’t expect your football with a big dollop of […]

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Thoughts on My Tribe

Epistemic status: feelings and intuitions. I’m an aspiring rationalist[1], and I count myself as a part of my local rationality interested community. And it’s wonderful that the community is here! I can confidently say that if it weren’t, I would be less the sort of person I want to be[2]. It introduced me in quick […]

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Sandbox Statistics: Methodological Insurgency Edition

Epistemic status: almost certainly did something egregiously wrong, and I would really like to know what it is. I collect papers. Whenever I run across an interesting paper, on the internet or referenced from another paper, I add it to a list for later perusal. Since I’m not discriminating in what I add, I add […]

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Tools I Use

I’ve been thinking about whether the tools I use to get things done are good enough. Where are the gaps in my toolset? Do I need to make new tools for myself? Do I need to make tools that can make more tools[1]? Before diving too deep, though, I thought it would be helpful to […]

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