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Articles I liked from the week of September 18th, 2016.

  1. Cognitive bias cheat sheetBuster Benson ✨🎷🐛 The possibilities are quite finite. Product at @SlackHQ. Also helping a bit with @coachdotme, @NaNoWriMo, @750words. Previously @Twitter and…
  2. Zero Agents and Plastic Men[Note: this post is mainly anecdata and speculation, so don’t expect academic citations and regression models. My epistemic status on this is, accordingly,…

  1. Too Late for the Pebbles to Vote, Part 1There’s a pattern most observers of human interaction have noticed, common enough to have earned its own aphorism: “nice guys finish last.” Or, refactored ,…

  1. Social Gentrification | Status 451Earlier this week a friend of mine was talking about nerd culture, and was surprised when I mentioned that I don’t like it. I avoid nerd culture and, despite…

  1. Beyond RationalityI called this post “Beyond Rationality” because I wanted to move past the unfortunate connotations and bad habits associated with the word “rationality” in our…
  2. Lean Thinking vs. Fat ThinkingThis is a longer-than-usual newsletter, with a 75-point tweetstorm, because I want to tackle a fairly complex topic today: lean thinking versus fat thinking.…
  3. Sodom, LLCI n the mid-eighteenth century, the term bureaucracy entered the world by way of French literature. The neologism was originally forged as a nonsense term to…