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Technobabble – a pseudoscience give away - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Apr 06, 2013

One of the tricks that purveyors of pseudoscience use to sound “sciency” is to use technobabble (meaningless technical sounding terminology). (start the first video 55 seconds in) Indeed, the amount of technobabble used in pseudoscience readily outperforms the champions of fictional technobabble: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdLHEtwdh9E But then again, I’m comparing fiction with fiction aren’t I? To quote the second video … Read More