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

  1. 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,…
  2. Cognitive bias cheat sheetBuster Benson ✨🎷🐛 The possibilities are quite finite. Product at @SlackHQ. Also helping a bit with @coachdotme, @NaNoWriMo, @750words. Previously @Twitter and…

  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. 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…
  3. 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.…