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745: Dave Farina | Debunking Junk Science Myths

745: Dave Farina | Debunking Junk Science Myths

Update: 2022-10-316
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Dave Farina (@daveexplains) is on a mission to make science make sense for everyone — whether it's through his Professor Dave Explains YouTube channel, his Professor Dave Debates podcast, or his new book, Is This Wi-Fi Organic?: A Guide to Spotting Misleading Science Online (Science Myths Debunked).


What We Discuss with Dave Farina:



  • How the Internet went from a promising reservoir of unlimited knowledge for all to an insidious superspreader of disinformation.

  • Why it's easier than ever for people to simply deny inconvenient facts that don't support their worldview.

  • How NASA went from the revered public institution that miraculously landed human beings on the moon to the scapegoat for conspiracy theorists who insist the Earth is flat.

  • Why synthetic doesn't always equate with bad, and natural doesn't automatically mean good.

  • Who profits from the proliferation of fake science, and what can we do to separate the wheat from the chaff when we're bombarded with copious amounts of fact and fiction?

  • And much more...


Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/745


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745: Dave Farina | Debunking Junk Science Myths

745: Dave Farina | Debunking Junk Science Myths

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