The following is a guest post by Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra.
Here we are, yet again, discussing a paper that, through computational means, resurrects painful ghosts from the past.
Here we are, yet again, discussing the myriad problems of design, inference, and logic behind Michal Kosinski’s work.
Here we are, yet again, trying to painstakingly explain why physiognomy is an intellectual dead end, even when powered by the engines of modern computation.
Here we are. Again.Continue reading “bad science, computational imperialism, and the economy of attention”