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Fun Facts from Factfulness

This book is about 2 things.

  • Busting huge myths about demographics and poverty.
  • Teaching you how to call on doctored data.

Facts that will surprise you! 1,589 more words

Books I Love

How to evaluate your career and your life with one simple question.

I love a good rule of thumb. While other people collect stamps, art or sports memorabilia, I collect rules of thumb. In fact I have far more rules of thumb than I have thumbs. 353 more words


A living organism is an agent of bounded rationality that doesn’t pursue a single goal, but instead follows rules of thumb for what to pursue and avoid.

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I updated the intro of Rules of Thumb for Human Systems with selections from Small b blogging.

Small b blogging is learning to write and think with the network.

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If It Says, "Don't," Somebody Did

Dear Aidelem,

If you see a rule, pretty much any rule, and the rules says, “Never do that,” it means someone did. The opposite is true too. 613 more words

Rules Of Thumb

More books. Less Truth

Dear Aidelem,

Some people collect baseball cards. (Who? I don’t know. Somebody must, or they wouldn’t keep printing them.) Other people collect cars. I collect stuff too, but I’m a geek so I collect things like good definitions, songs that fit together, and rules of thumb. 414 more words

Rules Of Thumb