Monthly Archives: September 2015

Responsicle to Robin Hanson’s Overcoming Bias post, “Excess Turbulence”

Responsicle to Robin Hanson’s Overcoming Bias post, “Excess Turbulence” http://www.overcomingbias.com/2015/08/excess-turbulence.html/trackback In his post “Excess Turbulence” Robin Hanson discusses the 14th-century French practice of shepherds changing farms every year. Reasons offered for this change included rest times, indulging a preference for … Continue reading

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Responsicle to John Cassidy’s New Yorker article “The Financial Times and the Future Of Journalism”

Responsicle to John Cassidy’s New Yorker article “The Financial Times and the Future Of Journalism” http://www.newyorker.com/news/john-cassidy/the-financial-times-and-the-future-of-journalism?mbid=social_facebook A New Yorker article by John Cassidy profiled the triumph of the FT to find a successful business model, reviewing its steps along the … Continue reading

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Responsicle to David McRaney’s interview of David Dunning on You Are Not So Smart podcast

Responsicle to David McRaney’s interview of David Dunning on You Are Not So Smart podcast http://youarenotsosmart.com/2014/11/10/yanss-podcast-036-why-we-are-unaware-that-we-lack-the-skill-to-tell-how-how-unskilled-and-unaware-we-are/ I recently listened to the You Are Not So Smart podcast with David Dunning of the Dunning-Kruger effect (DKE), which is the paradox showing … Continue reading

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Responsicle to Stephen Hsu’s Foresight posts, Information Processing blog

Responsicle to Stephen Hsu’s Information Processing blog Expert Prediction: hard and soft: http://infoproc.blogspot.ca/2015/09/expert-prediction-hard-and-soft.html Expert predictions: http://infoproc.blogspot.ae/2005/12/expert-predictions.html Perils of Prediction: http://infoproc.blogspot.ae/2015/02/perils-of-prediction.html The posts by Stephen Hsu on prediction and foresight are excellent posts, and give some great shading to the phenomenon … Continue reading

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Welcome to Responsicles

Hello and welcome to Responsicles! So…..what is Responsicles? In-depth responses to great content. There is a lot of great content out there: from articles to blogs, podcasts, videos, interviews and much much more. Comments sections and Quora aside, sometimes a … Continue reading

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