Really cool: the University of Washington had a Spring 2017 class entitled “Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data” and makes available the lecture materials at www.callingbullshit.org] (Syllabus], Videos], Tools], Case Studies], FAQ]). Michelle Nijhuis wrote a post about it at The New Yorker: How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide] (3 June 2017).
- Introduction to bullshit
- Spotting bullshit
- The natural ecology of bullshit
- Statistical traps
- Big data
- Publication bias
- Predatory publishing and scientific misconduct
- The ethics of calling bullshit.
- Fake news
- Refuting bullshit