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Bad Science - Ben Goldacre
Bad Science
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4.07 145
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007240197 (0007240198)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 387
Edition language: English
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bookaneer rated it
4.0 "Corporations run our culture, and they riddle it with bullshit.”
Bad Science by Ben Goldacre “I spend a lot of time talking to people who disagree with me - I would go so far as to say that it's my favourite leisure activity.” I'm an avid fan of More or Less, the popular statistics radio programme on BBC Radio, and I always enjoy Ben Goldacre's appearances ...
simonec rated it
1.0 Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks
Maybe you have to be british to enjoy this book. The writer checks and debunks some very questionable products or services available on the UK market; however, not being from the UK, I don't really know what he's talking about, and I don't care to read the truth about products or services I have nev...
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Tyson Adams Reviews rated it
5.0 Bad Science
It has been a while since I've blogged one of my book reviews. I guess that is part of the parenting manual that I didn't read: hobbies are no longer priorities. There have been plenty of good books pass before my eyes since my last review, but I felt content just to let a short sentence, a star rat...
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4.0 Bad Science
An extension of his blog, this is a collection of basically rants about how science and statistics are abused by a variety of people. It also looks at faulty science behind some nutritionists and some of their dodgy "credentials". His emphasis is on making people question "facts" and double check ...
Lendoxia rated it
I don't know why this is classified under humor, yes it's written in an engaging and on rare occasions funny way but I don't find this funny, I find the whole situation sad because it depicts the current state truthfully. I know that average person isn't interested in science and perceives it as dif...
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