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Scientists Know Better Than You--Even When They're Wrong: Scientific American
How do you distinguish the people who can and can't contribute to a specialized field?
The key to the whole thing is whether people have had access to the tacit knowledge of an esoteric area—tacit knowledge is know-how that you can't express in words.
science  sts  science-wars  expertise  experience  evaluation  judgment  knowledge  implicit  specialization 
april 2009 by tsuomela
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