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Open Thread May 2018

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Remembering the passing of Kathy Forth.

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I'm going to help you quit Facebook with some science

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Basic model of Sending a Message (Communication 101)

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Two kinds of Agency

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Complainy and Explainy voice

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How I accidentally discovered the pill to enlightenment but I wouldn’t recommend it.

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Object level weight loss tips

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The answer sheet

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2017: A year in Science

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Recent Comments

Consider writing a week's worth and releasing them as a chunk. (still write every day)

Interested to see what you think. Maybe worth writing a, "before this post I expect...." and, "after this post I think...".

This would benefit from a diagram or a table.

are the points:

A, 0 || A, not B
Not A, B || B, 0

Or:

A, not B || A, B
Not A, Not B || not A, B

?

Diagrams disagree with each other and don't seem to follow a pattern.

Sad and not happy. Happy and not sad.

Should exist on that diagram.

This is going to go better if you delete that last line. You don't make friends with accusations. You don't do collaborative truth seeking with adversarial accusations. The problem is not politics, it's identity politics. I'm not a libertarian, I'm not an anarchist. I'm not a communist, I'm n...(read more)

Guess: Antisocial opinion. Potentially promoting/endorsing causing suffering to the "victim".

I do the best I can. This sometimes means writing for hours at a time and sometimes means the equivalent of catching pictures.

It's not helpful for me to be self critical either way because I am aware that I already do the best I can do.

We need to encourage edit culture. Maybe bringing old posts to the top of the post list when edited. Or an optional checkbox to do so. Maybe we need a second feed for renewed content.

I will think about the tools needed to help edit culture develop.

Sometimes it's cheaper to fake status than to pay the costly signals of status like becoming a professional natural therapist instead of doing a medical degree to become a doctor. Because of that the people trying to measure trust/value have to develop better ways at measuring the difference betw...(read more)