Mind

Memetics Taste dynamics, opinion dynamics etc 2020-01-30 – 2021-07-27
Science History, sociology and philosophy thereof 2017-07-08 – 2021-07-21
Survey modelling Adjusting for the Lizardman constant 2019-08-29 – 2021-07-06
Metis and .*-rationality The cash value of belief, high modernism and cargo culting, spontaneous order, legibility, the Great Society, technocracy, and local knowledge 2017-07-24 – 2021-06-21
Teaching How-to 2020-02-11 – 2021-06-21
Science communication On making people feel they are smart enough to teach themselves, or failing that, that they are smart enough to fund YOU to teach yourself 2021-06-02
Technological singularities Incorporating hard AI take-offs, game-over high scores, the technium, god-in-the-cloud, deus-ex-machina, nerd raptures and so forth 2016-12-01 – 2021-06-01
The simplest thing Minimum viable whatever, worse is better, PC-losering, Postel chaos, Burkean engineering 2020-02-03 – 2021-04-27
Free will A matter about which I voluntarily admit I don’t care, but am compelled to have something to link to when eliding 2012-03-16 – 2021-04-23
Health and chemistry Pollution, ambient poisons and other things it turns out I cannot rely upon the state to protect me from 2021-04-14 – 2021-04-14
Colour 2015-04-07 – 2021-03-24
Psychometrics Dimensionality reduction for souls 2017-10-31 – 2020-12-18
Rhetoric Argumentation, descriptive and prescriptive 2017-06-07 – 2020-10-05
Gamification “Belated Blogging of a Buzzword” achievement unlocked 2019-10-27 – 2020-09-21
Time management Akrasia, gamification, hyperbolic discounting, quantified self and voluntary blackmail 2017-06-18 – 2020-08-30
Research discovery Has someone answered that question you have not worked out how to ask yet? 2019-01-22 – 2020-06-26
Status The original karma system 2019-10-25 – 2020-06-25
Productivity schemes If you can tell me why this placeholder post from 2014 is still consistently in my top 10 most popular posts I would be grateful 2014-10-09 – 2020-06-05
Bounded rationality and miscellaneous non-von Neumann-Morgenstern rationality postulates 2012-01-13 – 2020-03-19
Social psychology Which of those NPR-friendly studies actually replicated? 2017-02-20 – 2019-10-03
Newcomb-type decision problems I know that you know what I think you know about what we all know about people who write about strong AI online. 2018-10-24
Flashcards Spaced repetition systems 2015-01-02 – 2017-04-01