Welcome - Introduction - Finding Experts - Validating Experts - Hints & Tips - Conclusion
Most experts selected by Scientific American tend to be professors from well known universities. As a result, you can feel relatively comfortable that this site is a valid source of information. However not all information provided over the Internet is always accurate. Did you know that:
Did you know that there is no organization which monitors, reviews or blocks people from posting information on the Internet? OR that anyone can purport to be an expert and set up a web site advertising his/her services? For example, you wouldn't trust the advice of a car salesman promoting a certain car who also happens to be an employee of the same company. Just like information from the TV, newspaper, etc., it is always important to check the sources. Here are some tips to determine the validity of a site:
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