For and Against the Multiverse

This article gives an argument against the multiverse and then gives a strong rebuttal to the argument. The argument against the multiverse is from the single experience of consciousness. I think I’ve made it before but I can’t find the article. Let’s call it Argument A. Anyway it goes like this: Suppose a natural of … Read more For and Against the Multiverse

A Quick Note on the COVID Death Rate in the US

Political leaders have already jumped to leverage this crisis into pork for their interest, passing a $2 T package which is 50-80% nonsense. I’ll list some of the problematic line-items later in this post. My key point in this post is to highlight the fact that the US had the world’s best healthcare response before … Read more A Quick Note on the COVID Death Rate in the US

Coronavirus Case Data Illustrates Heteroskedasticity

Coronavirus statistical case data is an ideal illustration of the concept of statistical heteroskedasticity. Test coverage and data quality has increased over time. The reliability of data is increasing over time and measurement error variation is decreasing. Measurement error was originally high due to differing policy, testing, and reporting implementations by state and at the … Read more Coronavirus Case Data Illustrates Heteroskedasticity