Beginners need explicit rules, masters need to forget them. I propose a general model of learning, ask you not to "be yourself", speculate on AI, and teach you how to crush it on Twitter.
"The better you do the more you should bet on yourself" is a lesson from finance you can apply everywhere.
Progressive women complain about men and post hot selfies for Bernie, right-wing guys learn seduction and whine about hypergamy. When politics sets the sexes against each other, it's all about the ratio.
Are Rationalists just a polyamory community? And if not, what explains the connection between the two? I dig deep into the data, and reach some unexpected conclusions.
Using women I've dated to improve on the solution to the famous secretary problem.
People hate the financial industry and are confident they know how to fix it, in proportion with how ignorant they are of the basic facts about it. This post will at least help with the latter.
Everything I believe in explained by a single chart I don't understand.
I like arguments for capitalism, but not when they're based on flimsy numbers. And if the numbers are flimsy, I may need to invent my own macroeconomic indicator to improve them.
It's time to turn my data modeling skills to the one question that matters: how long will you need to play to catch every Pokémon?
Applying the central limit theorem to figure out who votes for Trump and Bernie.
What's worse, the hot hand fallacy or the fallacies committed by scientists researching hot hands?
I conclude the soccer series with an exploration of a variety of things that could affect soccer level.
Isn't it strange that the Chinese aren't world champions in every single team sport? Here's why it's strange: China has 19% of the world's population. For individual sports that may not be a huge deal: if tennis ability and opportunity are distributed equally around the world, there would be only a 19% chance that the best … Continue reading Tails of Great Soccer Players