- IPBES: Understanding biodiversity and ecosystem services from multiple perspectives.
- Combining observations and experiments to quantify invasive species impacts.
- Evolution as a way to think and to relate to nature.
- Rafe’s interview: Thinking in how ecology and evolution can help us understand the world
- Remembering Rafe Sagarin
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Tag Archives: big data
In Observation and Ecology, Anibal and I talk quite a bit about the over-applied critique that “correlation does not indicate causation,” and I’ve written about it here as well. We believe that the Alvarez’ reconstruction of the K-T extinction that … Continue reading
A transformation in how we see the world… NEWS: REVIEWS ARE IN! The new book from Aníbal Pauchard and Rafe Sagarin is about the remarkable changes going on in science right now–a transformation that is taking us back to the old, … Continue reading
Originally published on Island Press’ “Field Notes” blog, August 21, 2012: “Big Data” is getting big coverage. For example, this recent column in the New York Times that captures the emergence of Big Data as a cultural meme. Usually, people … Continue reading
Originally posted by Rafe on Evolution: This View of Life: Here is a great introduction to the “Generation Anthropocene” class and project conceived of and taught by a Stanford Geology grad student and taken to whole new levels by the … Continue reading
Originally on Island Press’ Field Notes blog: Andy Revkin, who writes the dot Earth blog for the New York Times posted an article on Facebook today which describes an apparent link between natural gas “fracking” and low birth weights. Revkin … Continue reading
It’s always nice to see an old colleague in print, even if he is referred to as a “cootie scientist”. So I was glad to see NewScientist do an interview with Noah Fierer, who was in grad school with me … Continue reading