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Implicit Versus Explicit Prejudice

This post is based largely on the groundbreaking book by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Reveals About Who we Really Are.” Any theory of racism has to explain the following puzzle in America: On the one hand, the overwhelming majority of black Americans think they suffer from prejudice—and they have ample evidence of discrimination in police stops, job interviews, and jury decisions. 511 more words

Transactive Memory

A Recent Morning at The Phoenix Consultancy, an Outplacement Firm in Washington, D.C

Leader: Good morning, everyone. We will be getting started soon. Refill your coffee, grab a donut, and find your seat.

 

 Leader: Great. Thank you all for coming. 3,498 more words

We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we need to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity. 56 more words

Undiluted Quotes

Unknown Known

There are the known knowns; there are things we know we know.  We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know.  

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Nate Silver Did Not Get the Election Wrong

71% is not 100%. Statistics is not magic. Stop trying to burn Nate Silver at the stake.

In the wake of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, journalists left, right, and center lamented what they described as the failed predictions of election forecasters like… 1,932 more words

Donald Trump And Erik Paulsen Are Basically The Same Person

Nate Silver’s indispensable data analysis site, FiveThirtyEight, has developed a great tool that tracks how closely a particular member of Congress aligns ideologically with Donald Trump. 94 more words

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The Comey Files

About a month ago, for some reason, I decided to write a blog post about James Comey. I was inspired by an article by Nate Silver titled… 1,373 more words

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