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Star gazing … how reliable are online user ratings?

When we’re buying something on Amazon, we all glance at the user ratings, right?

5-stars, it’s a keeper … 1 star it’s a bummer.

Real reviews from real users. 458 more words

Cognitive Biases

Falling into a state of learned helplessness-passive acceptance

Biases can lead people to overlook their limitations and be overconfident of their abilities. Even when people overcome such biases and actually want to improve, they can handicap themselves by doubting their ability to change. 147 more words

Business & Economy


If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 3200 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially  54 more words

Common Sense

Glances from Over the Shoulder

Spouses, romantic interests, children, friends, money, secret proclivities, and/or the desire to actualize are all salient features that propels us to the height of euphoria or conversely to the depths of the despair. 496 more words

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis Annotated: Biases

We are always on a journey to better design our job. This has been my mood during this current Brazilian crisis. I (almost) always come down to qualitative key issues that deter me from further exploring investment ideas, many of those related to people and incentives. 457 more words


This technology is designed to predict big earthquakes and save lives, but it can't get funding

Last week, in less than four days, the world had three earthquakes at 7.0 magnitude or more. One in Myanmar caused two deaths; in Japan there were 40; and in Ecuador there have been 350 killed and still counting. 848 more words

KPop101 & My Spirit Animal

Saturday night was incredible. Let me just start with that.

Why was it so incredible?

Well because I got to not only see one of my favorite KPop artists, but I got to meet him as well. 612 more words