We can be stubbornly attached to stereotypes and descriptions, even when more informative data is right in front of us
Sam Brinson Posts
Have humans been worshipping the wrong Gods throughout our history? Maybe it’s time to start looking towards the future.
Patience is a virtue, but it’s also a brain state—what’s going on inside your head when you decide to play the waiting game?
Kranzberg’s first law: Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.
There’s a misalignment between our expectations and the reality of the creative process.
Intuitions are quick and convincing, and often get the job done. But not always, and when they’re wrong, we need to know about it.
Teasing apart luck from skill in our decisions is difficult. While most outcomes involve a combination of both, our improvement requires identifying what we should have done differently and what was out of our control.…
It is easy to both form and support your beliefs. It’s in the evaluation—and especially rejection—that effort is involved.
Most of our choices are made under some uncertainty. Betting on future outcomes forces us to acknowledge our doubts and improves our decisions.