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The Great Filter

A doomsday discovery

Thus far, astronomical observation has not shown evidence of extraterrestrial civilizations. This leads us to the famous question: Where is everybody? This apparent lack of life outside Earth seems to be at odds with the... continue »

Gun Laws

I have recently seen quite a bit of outrage on social media aimed towards gun control in the USA. I don’t know why facebook’s algorithms decided that I should care about a topic that bears... continue »

Visualizing Causal Models

I found it pretty annoying to quickly generate pictures of causal models in my research, for inclusion in presentations and latex documents. To fix this problem, I’ve used the visjs library to generate pngs of publication-quality causal models.

The code, as always, is on github

Try it here