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The Hypothesis Is Everything

Richard Koch | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

It has never been easier and cheaper to manipulate data. But it has also never been easier to miss the point. All science, all business insight, everything of value in life, originates not with data, but with a brilliant hypothesis.

We Need Free Speech Because We Are Ignorant

Michael Shammas | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Michael Shammas

We are all ignorant; none of us have all the answers. That fact is not only a strong argument in favor of free speech and against those who would suppress it -- it is a spur toward greater wisdom.

6 Ancient Scientific Hypotheses That Turned Out To Be Very Wrong (NEW BOOK)

Armand Marie Leroi | Posted 12.02.2014 | Books
Armand Marie Leroi

"Eels don't reproduce."

Does 1+1=3? Proving the Integration Hypothesis

Patrick Fine | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Patrick Fine

From dramatic climate changes and rapid urbanization to a growing youth bulge, these shifts are putting previous investments at risk and forcing us to rethink how to tackle increasingly complex development challenges.

You Do Not Have a Theory

Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.05.2012 | Education
Cara Santa Maria

You do not have a theory! You have an idea. A theory is not something that one person can so arrogantly possess.

Reasoning, Scepticism and the Burden of Proof

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

In a corner of the multi-verse, natives of a world ardently believe a unicorn driving a black Camaro is responsible for pulling the sun around the sky...