Does anonymity increase trust and meme virulence? There’s some evidence for the claim.
A black market in medicine is coming. Recent major medical advances are held from the public by regulation, and market forces will make them available to those who want them, one way or another.
Zero To One is Thiel’s classic on startups and building valuable businesses. But you’ll find valuable insights beyond the world of technology.
Google is so dominant, and sufficiently customized, that search results can be censored without a trace.
Do we have unlimited willpower, or is it a finite resource?
Public Opinion is a classic work that examines the media, politics, and the public. Learn why it has had such an impact.
Stereotypes are a memetic shorthand – a heuristic for the mind. Learn how to understand them and manipulate them.
Identity weakens argument, harming both parties and poisoning discourse.
L’appel du vide is a French term meaning “the call of the void”. It describes the appeal of self-sabotage. Learn what it is and how to avoid it.
As a society, we are treating young boys like animals.