Category Archives : Information Filtering – Fact Checking

Accuracy and Precision (Part Four)

Tweet In this series we have looked at accuracy and precision with a continuing question of how much do we need.  We started with some definitions and explored randomness and the value of Pi, the ratio of a circle to its diameter. Then we looked at standardiztion of how we measure physical things, primarily in […]

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Accuracy and Precision (Part Two)

Tweet In the last blog post we looked at some definitions of accuracy, precision, and randomness, ending by considering how accurately we need to know the value of Pi.  Now, let’s consider how we measure things in the world, both scientifically and in human activity.  Human activity includes the things we do in everyday life (like buying […]

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Who do you Trust – or is it Whom? (Part Three)

Tweet In the previous two blog posts we explored how we make collective decisions for saving earth and humanity.  These decisions encompassed both the what and the how, with how being the creative or most difficult part.  We looked at the Special Theory of Relativity, cold fusion, reporting on a survey, the U.S. Constitution, the Communist […]

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Who do you Trust – or is it Whom? (Part Two)

Tweet In part one of this series, three documents were listed for suggested for reading.  In your busy schedule, did you have the time? Let’s consider the challenge.   There is a card in circulation titled “100 Days of Summer Get Out. Get Active” One of the check boxes is “Read 100 Books.” What does […]

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Who do you Trust – or is it Whom? (Part One)

Tweet In the winter or spring of 1973, I attended a required lecture by Walter Cronkite, the anchor of CBS Evening News and “the most trusted man in America.”  At the end of each broadcast he said “And that’s the way it is.”  I was 31yearsoldand I believed him.  Again, it was a required lecture. […]

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THE LIST OF 18

Tweet During the past 19 posts, each item in the List of 18 has been presented with, hopefully, enough background to better define each item and hint at the challenges in each area.  Before moving on, a summary of the list is useful for contemplating the interaction between each item in affecting the future of […]

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INFORMATION – Personal Information / Filtering /Fact Checking to Avoid Information Overload and Enhance Noise Reduction

Tweet Our brains are often compared to computers, albeit we are far more complex in capacity and “wiring.”  Our brains control bodily function, interpret immediate environmental sensors, allow us to send and receive communicating signals in the auditory domain, and see pictures of our immediate environment.  Most importantly, we can do this in real time. […]

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