Author Archives: Silvio Funtowicz

When All Models Are Wrong


This article is in The Military of the Future, Winter 2014


More stringent quality criteria are needed for models used at the science/policy interface, and here is a checklist to aid in the responsible development and use of models. Beware the rise of the government scientists turned lobbyists,” trumpeted the headline on an article by British journalist George Mombiot in the left-leaning newspaper The Guardian, adding […]