We already have information, why do we need more data?

I love gadgets and metrics and pretty graphs. I’ve been using Endomondo to track my cycling, primarily my commute. I know it’s about 6.5km an I ride it in between 22 and 26 minutes. I can even share or embed my workout here. I love that shit. When I get to work in 21 minutes …

Antidepressants and the placebo effect

I’m starting to shift the content of the blog beyond simple technical issues. My use of LiveJournal has diminished as everyone elses’ has. I’ll keep posting personal stuff there but more general stuff will end up here. Over the past few years I’ve heard rumors of studies that showed a¬†negligible¬†difference between the effectiveness of antidepressants …