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Purging bad science from TEDx

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:45 pm
by Lambkin
TEDx talks are locally-organized events based on the TED model. There has been some discussion of how these talks are exploited by scammers and purveyors of pseudo-science. TED staff produced this guide for identifying pseudo-science which I thought was a good topic for Quatloos.

http://blog.tedx.com/post/37405280671/a ... ad-science

Re: Purging bad science from TEDx

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:13 pm
by Judge Roy Bean
I would add to their list - anyone who was even mentioned by Alex Jones. :roll:

Re: Purging bad science from TEDx

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:47 pm
by Arthur Rubin
Judge Roy Bean wrote:I would add to their list - anyone who was even mentioned by Alex Jones. :roll:
That's not quite fair. I was mentioned by Alex Jones (as attempting to mischaracterize him on Wikipedia.) :roll:

Re: Purging bad science from TEDx

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:08 pm
by Judge Roy Bean
Arthur Rubin wrote:
Judge Roy Bean wrote:I would add to their list - anyone who was even mentioned by Alex Jones. :roll:
That's not quite fair. I was mentioned by Alex Jones (as attempting to mischaracterize him on Wikipedia.) :roll:


8) How about "... anyone who was promoted by ...?"