I haven’t had a cheesy post for a while, so why not this? Fairly obvious where this idea is from, so no need to give credit. Advice is from a…
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1) An oldie but a goodie: guess the correlation. 2) I really, really enjoyed this 80k episode on probability. One thing that stood out (and I’ll…
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On the recommendation of Tyler Cowen, I’ve been reading Richard Reeves’ book Of Boys and Men. The most interesting parts of the book are the evidence…
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I. There are a few books I’ve read recently that make the case that when it comes to nature versus nurture, nature is pretty much winning. Take this…
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Loads of people I meet seem to really, really hate schools. Not in a ‘schools have a ton of problems that we should probably get to work on fixing’ sort…
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1) FDB on the odd claim that Kanye West’s recent behaviour could not be caused by his mental illness: There’s a meme that’s arisen in the past few…
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I. On the day that I begin writing this post, Rishi Sunak is replacing Liz Truss as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Liz Truss is an extremely…
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I. If you’ve been subscribed to this blog for a while, you might’ve heard me mention signalling. When I’ve written about it in the past (see here), I’ve…
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Note: I haven’t really thought that much about abortion, so I’m sure most of what I say has been covered elsewhere or is for one reason or another…
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If you want to buy stocks, you should probably invest in an index fund. An index fund is just a portfolio of shares that mirrors the wider market: if…
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1) The Scandinavian Prison Project: The Scandinavian Prison Project seeks to empirically assess what happens when certain practices and principles from…
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In Bryan Caplan’s book The Case Against Education (which I’ve written about before here), he argues that the wage premium from education is mostly due…
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