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Doctor who runs a newslwtter abouth medicine mythsEdit

Hi, There is a doctor who runs a newsletter abouth medicine myths. He shows with proofs and articles why some myths are just that: myths. I received his newsletter but then I cancelled the subscription because I was receiving too many e-mails (not from him but in general). I need to obtain some info I had read in the past. I cannot remember his name. Do you have a clue who this doctor may be? As I said, I need to re-read one article by him... Thanks so much, Leonardo Cardillo --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 08:49, 15 January 2020 (UTC)

@Leonardo T. Cardillo: I did a quick search and couldn't find an answer. I cross posted this at w:Wikipedia:Reference desk/Science which has a larger number of people following the forum. They might be able to help. --mikeu talk 15:08, 15 January 2020 (UTC)

Other things I remember: he runs a couple of sites as well, he accepts donations for his contributions. One I was suscribed to hi newsletter... is there any way I can trace it from that? Also: tha man is about 60 years old... the name of the site is one or two words... It makes me crazy I cannot find that on Google...!! --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 16:09, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

There are several sections... one of them is about reiki... when a doctor is banned from his profession, it is announced on hi site as well... --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 16:09, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

@Mu301, Mikeu: https://www.quackwatch.org/ is the site I was looking for, as you wisely commented somewhere else here on Wikiversity. Thanks so much!! --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 16:18, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Wikiversity in LinkedInEdit

https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Main_Page

Why Wikiversity is not recognized as a Unversity by LinkedIn? I tried to mention in my profile my Swedish studies but LinkedIn will not find this University. Who should I contact to make the change happen? --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 16:34, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Please see Wikiversity:What Wikiversity is not. While Wikiversity is an educational website it is not a degree granting institution. --mikeu talk 16:51, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Even in that case, why cannot it have its LinkedIn page? --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 17:26, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Capacitors on Electrical FiltersEdit

Do all electrical filters require at least one capacitor? --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 22:22, 26 January 2020 (UTC)

Passive electrical filters do but active electrical filters may not. --Marshallsumter (discusscontribs) 23:32, 26 January 2020 (UTC)
Thank you!! How do I obtain the link to this exact section (Capacitors on Electrical Filters) of this Page? --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 17:25, 27 January 2020 (UTC)
I have noticed someone has recently added the links to the Section Titles. Thanks a lot!! The link I was looking for therefore is: https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Help_desk#Capacitors_on_Electrical_Filters --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 23:38, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

WordPress blog automatically inserting the date of its last modificationEdit

How to make a WordPress blog automatically insert the date of its last modification? --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 17:33, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-last-modified-info/ However, this required a Business account, right? --Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 02:46, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

List of articles that I readEdit

To keep a list of the books I read, I use GoodReads. To keep a list of the movies I watch, I use: https://letterboxd.com/ To keep a list of the music I listen to, I use: https://rateyourmusic.com/

What do you suggest to keep a list of the articles that I read?

--Leonardo T. Cardillo (discusscontribs) 18:59, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

Let's say you've read the article on Wikipedia w:Electronic filter to find out that passive filters use capacitors and that an active filter may not. You could keep track of this article using the WikiData item number d: Q327754. --Marshallsumter (discusscontribs) 02:52, 29 January 2020 (UTC)