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The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Have you ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect?  I stumbled across this term while reading 8 Unexpected Signs You’re Smarter Than Average by Jessica Stillman (Contributor Inc.com). 458 more words

The Assault on Intelligence

Michael V. Hayden has served as the director of both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). His latest book is “The Assault on Intelligence: American Security in an Age of Lies.” Actually this title is modest. 591 more words

Transactive Memory

What a 72-Year Old Remembers About Technology

When HM was in college, there were only mainframe computers that used tape drives. He took a course in computer programming. Fortran was the primary language for science and engineering, but the mathematicians at Ohio State developed and used Scatran instead. 1,001 more words

Transactive Memory

[Feature] Trivial Laws, Paradoxes and More

Society is a weird concept. As unpredictable as it may seem, it does follow specific rules. And I am not talking about pure and applied science rules (physics and mathematics). 535 more words


"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance"

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance”

David Dunning/ Justin Kruger on the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

from the article ‘Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments’

Dunning-Kruger Effect

"What did you just call me?!"

Speaker: “Erm, sorry, but I don’t think I ‘called you’ anything. I was just pointing out that, in this particular case, I believe that you are ignorant of what is actually happening….” 565 more words

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