The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

The Language of Science

The Language of Science

A fascinating (and beautifully visualised) analysis of the most common words used in Scientific American over the past 175 years. We learn, among many other things, that man has peaked in the early 20th century, and that we’ve clearly moved from a world of certainty to a world of uncertainty. Have a look and start exploring.

Published in Weekly Filet #313, in August 2020.

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