Month: October 2019

Why people believe weird things | Michael Shermer

Why people believe weird things | Michael Shermer

I’m Michael Shermer, director of the Skeptics Society, publisher of “Skeptic” magazine. We investigate claims of the paranormal, pseudo-science, fringe groups and cults, and claims of all kinds between, science and pseudo-science and non-science and junk science, voodoo science, pathological science, bad science, non-science, and plain old non-sense. And unless you’ve been on Mars recently, …

11. Frankish Society

PAUL FREEDMAN: So today is an exciting day, because the papers are due, because the midterm is soon, but most of all, because we’re finishing up our talk on the Merovingians. Questions? Comments? Cat names? So the Merovingians. Remember that the reason we’re studying them is as an example of barbarian kingship, barbarian states, and …

Bogota’s Citizen Complaints Dashboard

Bogota’s Citizen Complaints Dashboard

The Bogota’s Citizen Complaints Dashboard is a tool that collects and analyses all the requirements presented by the citizens before the city public administration through the District System of Complaints and Solutions (SDQS) The Bogota’s Citizen Complaints Dashboard becomes a data analysis and management tool for public officials who collect the information given by the …