The Long View
Badass of the Week
posting used the words "despot" and "tyrant".
Holy Saturday Edition Ruby Slippers Gabriel Rossman makes a persuasive case that social construction is real, but the concept is mostly used by people who don't understand it, and have no sense of proportion. How Does America "Reshore" Skills that have Disappeared? The first couple of paragraphs of this article
Has Intelligence Declined in the Modern Era?
I mentioned this subject a couple of times before. Simple reaction time data from Woodley et al.Bruce Charlton is the first person I know of to discuss the implications of the change in simple reaction time data in the paper by Woodley et al. Charlton claims the data shows
Geoff Canyon has a post about Google's tricky interview questions. Microsoft is also known for asking these kind of questions during interviews, and you can run into them anywhere in the technical world. Also known as Fermi problems or back-of-the-envelope calculations, I ran into these a lot during college because