Is This Wi-Fi Organic?: A Guide to Spotting Misleading Science Online
Date: March 2021
Duration: 6 hours 44 minutes
Is This Wi-Fi Organic? is about science that affects us all. Science is the study of everything around us. But one impressive scientific breakthrough, the internet, has pervaded and encapsulated popular culture, and it is also making it harder and harder to know what is true-and what is not.
Learn how to separate internet fact from fiction. We live in the information age, giving us access to every datum ever collected and every opinion its originator thought fit to share. But with this newfound access to information comes a new challenge. Namely, how can you tell what information is true and what is false? In Is This Wi-Fi Organic? Dave Farina, author and science expert from the YouTube channel Professor Dave Explains, is here to help you fight confirmation bias and logical fallacies. In this book of science essays, you will learn:
- The real science behind controversial health issues like medications and vaccines
- What energy actually is-and how we use it each and every day
- A core of scientific knowledge, from biochemistry and molecular biology to theoretical physics, that will help you pull truths from the weeds of misinformation and outright lies