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One true quote

In my blog I never post random pictures with inspirational quotes allegedly said or written by a famous person but today I have to make an exception. 815 more words

Random Thoughts

How do I know when to cite something?

Add a note citing a source (1) whenever you write something that isn’t common knowledge and (2) whenever you quote someone else’s exact words.

You have to use your own judgment on whether a fact needs backing up or not. 179 more words


What’s your most undercited paper?

Back in February, I asked “What’s your most overcited paper?. That left an obvious question hanging: what, instead, is your most undercited paper? I’m going to tell you about mine, and I hope you’ll tell me about yours in the Comments. 1,330 more words


A Guide for Citing Images

An infographic examining internet image evaluation and citation.


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Hans-Hermann Hoppe Quotes

Hans-Hermann Hoppe (born September 2, 1949) is a German-born American political philosopher, sociologist, libertarian theorist, an Austrian School economist, and a professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  1,305 more words


Big Dreamers

All successful people are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work everyday toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. (Brian Tracy)


The most embarrassing citation ever?

About one and a half years ago I wrote a blog post titled “GTEx is throwing away 90% of their data“. The post was, shall we say, “direct”. 663 more words