Episode: 126: The division of scientific labor (with Saloni Dattani)
Pub date: 2021-02-15
We have a wide-ranging chat with Saloni Dattani (Kings College London and University of Hong Kong) about the benefits of dividing scientific labor, the magazine she co-founded (Works in Progress) that shares novel ideas and stories of progress, and fighting online misinformation
Here are some links and other stuff we cover
- Follow Saloni on Twitter: https://twitter.com/salonium
- Why Saloni started the Works in Progress magazine
- [Overleaf](overleaf.com), for writing papers in LaTeX
- How science will benefit from the division of labour
- Public writing vs. scientific writing
- Why has behavioral science not been very useful in curbing the pandemic?
- A paper suggested a link between digit ratio (2D:4D) and sex differences in COVID fatalities, and another paper debunking this claim
- A paper suggesting baldness is a coronavirus risk factor, without controlling for age
- Should peer-review be abolished altogether? Paper link
- The Japanese mathematician who solved an “impossible” conjecture and posted the papers on his website
- Reforms are more likely by work by chipping away at smaller problems, rather trying to fix everyting
- Google dataset search https://datasetsearch.research.google.com/
- The COVIDfaq.co website
- [Dan on twitter](www.twitter.com/dsquintana)
- [James on twitter](www.twitter.com/jamesheathers)
- [Everything Hertz on twitter](www.twitter.com/hertzpodcast)
- [Everything Hertz on Facebook](www.facebook.com/everythinghertzpodcast/)
Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
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Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2021, February 15) “126: The division of scientific labor (with Saloni Dattani)”, Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/VJA4S
Special Guest: Saloni Dattani.
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