Farsighted – How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most – Steven Johnson

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1594488215/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 What a good book on "thinking about thinking".  Below is a summary of the book above (which is 218 pages) Intro – Moral Algebra A growing scientific field called "decision theory" – roots in economics, behavioral psychology, neuroscience – codifying a number of frameworks for making long-term decisions Create a list of pros and … Continue reading Farsighted – How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most – Steven Johnson

WaPo – What’s behind the confidence of the incompetent?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/01/07/whats-behind-confidence-incompetent-this-suddenly-popular-psychological-phenomenon/?utm_term=.8d6edc272668 Someone who has very little knowledge in a subject claims to know a lot This phenomenon has a name: the Dunning-Kruger effect it is present in everybody to some extent 1999 paper, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, David Dunning and Justin Kruger put data to what has been known by philosophers … Continue reading WaPo – What’s behind the confidence of the incompetent?

27 Articles – T.E. Lawrence

As super fast read. Some good insights not only for politics but also business and military. For the Business side, substitute words like "director"/"VP"/etc for "commander". Substitute other words for "live with", "language", "religion", "clothing", "servants" for other suitable words. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1501182005/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 https://wwi.lib.byu.edu/index.php/The_27_Articles_of_T.E._Lawrence Just summary from the various articles. Again, super fast read so summary really … Continue reading 27 Articles – T.E. Lawrence

It’s time to admit we are addicted to Facebook — and that it might be toxic – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/16/opinions/facebook-addiction-zuckerberg-opinion-intl/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-data-russia-election-racism.html https://twitter.com/adl_national/status/1019290099778023424?lang=bg Totally agree and I've been withdrawing faster and faster from any friend, post, like on FB. Look at emails recently released by British, and info related to S. Sandberg. All those "lean in", "me too" folks … take a lesson that women as well as men can be assholes connecting people led … Continue reading It’s time to admit we are addicted to Facebook — and that it might be toxic – CNN

Facebook executive says unreleased video calls into question police account of brother’s death – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/19/us/chinedu-okobi-police-taser-video/index.html Don't you just want to do this to those police? unarmed black man who died after being tased by California deputies  Chinedu Okobi, 36, died on October 3 in Millbrae San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said deputies encountered Okobi "running in and out of traffic" … lie lie lie family had seen videos on Friday … Continue reading Facebook executive says unreleased video calls into question police account of brother’s death – CNN

WSJ – The Two Contagious Behaviors of a Great Boss

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-two-contagious-behaviors-of-a-great-boss-1537588820 bosses know their behavior is contagious put on a cheerful face when the situation calls for a steel spine let their emotions burn hot when stifling them would be better let standards slide when the stakes feel low common leadership postures are defective  likability, or a pattern of projecting joyfulness, playfulness, optimism, enthusiasm and … Continue reading WSJ – The Two Contagious Behaviors of a Great Boss