Two weeks ago ScienceBasedMedicine published my latest post The Residency Match is Broken where I talked about how application fever breaks the match. The only real solution to the problems with the match is a strict limit on the number of applications applicants can send per cycle. Convincing applicants of... [Read More]
Modern Warfare's SBMM Non-Issue
Sweat begets sweat.
The Call of Duty community seems to be up in arms about Skill-Based Matchmaking and how it’s supposedly ruining the new Modern Warfare. Unfortunately, most people seem to have a lot more feelings about the issue than books. I’ve read countless reddit threads about it and watched a few Youtube... [Read More]
Gambit Perfected, My Thoughts
A look at the issues in Gambit and how they might be fixed in a consolidated mode.
Slayerage posted a video a few weeks ago about why his issues with Gambit Prime as being the defacto gambit mode. I’m not going to be disputing any of his points, because I agree with him completely. I thought his video eloquently lays out the serious gameplay issues with Gambit... [Read More]
Why Trials Isn't Coming Back
and that's okay
Bungie announced in the latest TWAB that Trials of the Nine would not be returning any time soon and they don’t have any definite plans to bring it back. This has upset a good number of people in the community, particularly on YouTube and Reddit. While it’s clear a good... [Read More]
Chiropractors Are Not Doctors and You Should Worry About Measles
Make measles dead again.
A video came up in my suggested feed while browsing YouTube today titled “Stop Worrying About Measles!!!”, by “Dr.” Baker. “Dr.” Baker is not a real doctor, but chiropractor who has come up in the Z-Pack Tribe Talk Facebook groups many times for his antivaccination videos. There has been measles... [Read More]