Seth Stephens-Davidowitz: Everybody Lies – What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Consider an ingenious study by a team of four computer scientists at Brown and Berkeley. They took advantage of a neat digital-era development: many high schools have scanned their historical yearbooks and made them available online. Across the internet, the researchers found 949 scanned yearbooks from American high schools spanning the years 1905–2013. This included [...]

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Game of Thrones: Most Jokes Are Lies

​Game of Thrones, season 4. The Red Woman, Lady Melisandre is having a bath and the queen, Selyse Baratheon, walks in surprised and apologetic. Melisandre: When I looked at the flames this morning, the Lord spoke to me. He said, tonight you will have your last good bath in a long while. Make it count. [...]

January 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments