culture

Political axes Dimensionality reduction for the Great Society 2021-03-01 – 2022-05-17
Cohousing in Australia Plus other low-cost, low tedium options for secure habitation somewhere 2021-09-25 – 2022-04-24
Myths Aspirationally self-fulfilling narratives 2022-02-20 – 2022-04-07
Cheap talk Sapir-Whorf politeness, virtue signalling etc 2020-02-01 – 2022-03-09
Diversity in teams Multiculturalism, pluralism and eccentricity at small scale 2020-05-27 – 2022-03-04
Rhetoric Argumentation, descriptive and prescriptive 2017-06-07 – 2022-02-27
Diversity in society Pluralism, multiculturalism, tolerance, ghettoisation, xenophobic panic 2017-02-19 – 2022-02-13
Status The original karma system 2019-10-25 – 2022-01-20
Social psychology Which of those NPR-friendly studies actually replicated? 2017-02-20 – 2022-01-14
Standards hell Lock-in, QWERTY, coordination problems etc 2015-01-05 – 2022-01-11
Metis and .*-rationality High modernism, spontaneous order, legibility, the Great Society, technocracy, local knowledge, normies and sects 2017-07-24 – 2022-01-02
Group size Scaling dynamics and network effects in social coordination 2011-12-09 – 2022-01-02
Tokenism or table stakes? “The least you can do”, “virtue signalling”, and other manoeuvres that leave us fighting symbolic battles over substantial ones 2021-12-20 – 2021-12-18
Community governance Coordinating human being by application of social force 2020-02-02 – 2021-09-20
Governance of the commons On the mysterious fact that most people get on with most of their neighbours most of the time 2014-10-29 – 2021-09-02
Community Engineering, maintaining, organizing… 2020-02-02 – 2021-07-29
Bureaucracy Iron Laws and Moral Mazes 2020-02-02 – 2021-07-08
The simplest thing Minimum viable whatever, worse is better, PC-losering, Postel chaos, Burkean engineering 2020-02-03 – 2021-04-27
Management Upon having and being a boss 2019-04-02 – 2020-11-02