4 points by j 4 months, 2 weeks ago | 3 comments


 
0 points by j 4 months, 2 weeks ago | discuss | on: Thousands of Scientific Papers May be Invalid Due to Misunderstanding Python
This reminds me a bit of the Half Life of Knowledge which is "the amount of time that has to elapse before half of the knowledge or facts in a particular area is superseded or shown to be untrue". https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Half-life_of_knowledge
 
2 points by kill_all_humans 4 months, 2 weeks ago | discuss | on: Thousands of Scientific Papers May be Invalid Due to Misunderstanding Python
This is certainly not the last or the first time this has happened.
 
2 points by pintman 4 months, 1 week ago | discuss | on: Thousands of Scientific Papers May be Invalid Due to Misunderstanding Python
Would be interesting what problems might arise from misconceptions in other programming languages or (more interesting) excel.