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Aug 11, 2023Liked by Sayash Kapoor, Arvind Narayanan

Adding your AI Snake Oil to my list of student resources. I teach the innovation core course in our Management of Technology MBA program. Deep dives on "does this make sense" may be the most important skill we support for the next long while.

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Arvind Narayanan

Thank you, this is so important. There's a lot of great quotes in here, but I especially love: "We explain why the use of ML for estimating replicability cannot offer a shortcut to the hard work of building more credible scientific practices and institutions." Emphasis on "hard work." If the hard work of doing credible science doesn't serve as its own reward to you as a researcher, what are your motives for doing research? We can all do better (I am trying to do more credible science every iteration), but the authors' defensiveness and dismissiveness of your letter is alarming and disappointing.

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