And this is why I’m always wary of papers I read which don’t give any simulation details and just present the results.11 Jun 2021
Quick, use your academic influence to get your friends to cite the name you’ve chosen, making it appear standard in the community!09 Jun 2021
The number of times I’ve wanted to know the details of a simulation and was given nothing is truly impressive.07 Jun 2021
I mean, clearly that evidence just isn’t good, so I’ll ignore it.04 Jun 2021
I need to call Customer Service to the Universe and demand an explanation. Clearly I should have been right!02 Jun 2021
Most of my struggles in research start here.31 May 2021
“That’s not how you pick your research projects? Huh, I guess that’s why you don’t get as much funding as I do…”28 May 2021
In my experience, the bulk of my work as a PhD student is uncovering all of the hidden assumptions in papers I read.
(And hopefully, making sure I write down the explanation to them for both my future self and others!)26 May 2021
This has to be in the top three most maddening habits of researchers.24 May 2021
Scientists are humans. Humans do strange things that aren’t always objective.
I’ll let you do the rest.21 May 2021