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CotyReh

Pedestrian | Propagandist | Armchair Sociographer

Joined January 2020 29 Followers

CotyReh

Do Male Social Scientists Have "Female Brains"?

13 hours ago 4 minute read CotyReh

Beginning in May 2019, I ran the first iteration of a survey of university professors across the United States about their research interests, their methods, and their individual temperaments. My goal is to measure whether certain personality types t...

The Vinegar Tasters

1 day ago 1 minute read CotyReh

Three men named Alex, Bernard, and Wayne went on vacation in China to celebrate the New Year. They got lost while site seeing one afternoon, and came upon a barrel of vinegar. They decided to rest there. Alex stuck his finger in the vinegar, pulled i...

Academic Turing Tests | How to fool the experts with nonsense

2 days ago 5 minute read CotyReh

The Turing test is a set of criteria used to determine if machines can “think”, or exhibit signs of intelligence. If a computer can reliably convince interrogators that they are communicating with another human, it passes the Turing test. John Searle...

On Being Stunning and Brave

6 days ago 1 minute read CotyReh

When we look up at the antics of the celebrities on stage, we often give the more eccentric of the lot the benefit of being “ahead of their time.” The window of what is appropriately ahead of our time is very brief, though. I’d say only about 2-3 yea...

Don't Write for Money, Write for Power

6 days ago 4 minute read CotyReh

This isn’t going to be a guide for turning your passion into yet another soul crushing pursuit for income. By now, you should’ve seen enough bad poetry on WordPress sites to figure out that any idiot can make a living writing online. Everything I’m a...

Whose Problem is Disinformation Anyway?

1 week ago 1 minute read CotyReh

Check out this article published by the UK Independent last February. It’s written by an alleged comedian named Liam Evans who criticizes other comedians for telling jokes he thinks should be considered hate crimes. Now, after you’ve read it, go thro...

The Social Justice Hash Function

1 week ago 1 minute read CotyReh

Today, I am going to teach you about the Social Justice Hash Function. A hash function is something that takes input(s), applies a mathematical transformation, and spits out an output, or digest. The SJHF is a specific type of hash function which tak...

Rat Utopia and Scientific Models of Society

1 week ago 4 minute read CotyReh

John B. Calhoun spent his career studying the effects of overpopulation on the health and behavior of rats. Why, are rats having serious overpopulation issues? No, he used rats as a model organism. As he explained in the opening lines of his paper “D...

Thesis Draft: Preface | An Open Letter to the Intellectuals of Both Parties

1 week ago 9 minute read CotyReh

[The following is the most recent incomplete draft of a chapter of a thesis I am writing about my own independent research. I've been doing this research for two years now, and I'm doing it completely independently of any institution. Over the next f...

Classrooms in the Underground

2 weeks ago 4 minute read CotyReh

Ian Marcus Corbin's essay “Losing the Class” tries to console his colleagues in academia about the disengagement they’re feeling from their students. He describes the scene as he sees it from his side of the classroom: “If you were to ask them about...