Ground Truth Challenge results: Update!
Remember those two challenges last week, that we marked as inconclusive [https://www.betterskeptics.com/
Remember those two challenges last week, that we marked as inconclusive? After a week-long window asking for additional evidence, we have now classified an updated form of the challenges – the steelmanned form if you like -- as successful.
What's the deal? When we wrote our first overview of the results, we found that in the case of two of the claims that had failed our Ground Truth Challenge, the evidence provided by both the challengers and responses was not satisfactory (in our view).
After calling for new evidence, we have updated the discussions and come to the conclusion that both of these challenges provided effective counter-arguments or refutations to the target quotes.
You can find the updated report with full details, here.
The challenges in question are:
That's it for the results of this challenge! We hope to be back shortly with an update on what we've learnt, and what we would improve for subsequent challenges.