Survivorship bias is an effect that clouds how we judge success. Learn how to spot it and use it to your advantage.
Whenever we signal something – and we all do – it must be costly. Cheap signaling is worth nothing.
Daily discipline is hard to sustain. Here’s my extremely simple system to keep it going.
“Fake news” isn’t about whether the facts are true or not. It’s a signaling mechanism.
Elites and their institutions are blind to how many people hate them. There are more unwashed masses than you think.
Encryption is here to stay. Policy debates about backdooring encryption are a waste of our time and resources.
Does anonymity increase trust and meme virulence? There’s some evidence for the claim.
Google is so dominant, and sufficiently customized, that search results can be censored without a trace.
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.