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Knowledge Websites. Latest archaeology news, archaeological discoveries from across the globe. Mind Hacks. Ebooks from independent authors and publishers. The New Atlantis - A Journal of Technology & Society. Homepage of the Max Planck Society.

Trivium Education Home - Trivium Tragedy and Hope Communications — T&H: Your Launchpad for Learning. 10 Best Educational Podcasts. My brother’s a farmer.

10 Best Educational Podcasts

All day he works with his hands: carrying feed, driving a truck, relocating animals from one side of a fence to the other. Stephen Mulhall Interview: Self, Freedom & Nothingness - four by three magazine. Diffen - Compare Anything. Diffen. Discern. Decide. THE DARK MEANING RESEARCH INSTITUTE - WELCOME. Yudkowsky - The AI-Box Experiment. So far, this test has actually been run on two occasions.

Yudkowsky - The AI-Box Experiment

On the first occasion (in March 2002), Eliezer Yudkowsky simulated the AI and Nathan Russell simulated the gatekeeper. Welcome to Less Wrong. Collective-Evolution. The Marshall Project. ExposeFacts – For Whistleblowers, Journalism and Democracy. Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities. Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free.

Khan Academy. Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Home - Q: What is

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A: The website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books? A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication? PLOS ONE : accelerating the publication of peer-reviewed science. Less Wrong. Summary: This article is intended for those who are "earning to give" (i.e. maximize income so that it can be donated to charity).

Less Wrong

It is basically an annotated bibliography of a few recent meta-analyses of predictors of income. Key Results The degree to which management “sponsors” your career development is an important predictor of your salary, as is how skilled you are politically.Despite the stereotype of a silver-tongued salesman preying on people’s biases, rational appeals are generally the best tactic.After rationality, the best tactics are types of ingratiation, including flattery and acting modest. Ng et al. performed a metastudy of over 200 individual studies of objective and subjective career success. Here are the variables they found best correlated with salary: (all significant at p = .05) (For reference, the “Big 5” personality traits all have a correlation under 0.12.) Career Sponsorship Suppose Peter and Penelope are both equally talented entry-level employees.

Math = Love. Professor/Writer/Organizer. ANUS.COM: American Nihilist Underground Society (A.N.U.S.) at Nihilism, Parallelism, Death Metal, Black Metal, Esoteric Philosophy and Nihilist Community. Scholar. War Is Crime - You are the only authority. - The Stuff That Hooks Us. Courses » IAI TV. ExposeFacts – For Whistleblowers, Journalism and Democracy. Polyglot Problems. It’s the business of business jargon.

Polyglot Problems

Say you’re in line at the drugstore. Does it bother you if the cashier says, “Next guest”? In department stores and coffeeshops, does the term “guest” suggest real hospitality—or just an annoying edict from corporate headquarters? And speaking of buzzwords, has your boss adopted the trendy term “cadence”? Also: words made up to define emotions, like “intaxication.” This episode first aired June 29, 2013. Download the MP3. HOW ARE YOU FEELING TODAY? The Most Interesting Facts. Fear is the Mind-Killer. Pine and Bar-Haim are using functional brain imaging in studies of a computer-based training method, called (ABM), that helps people learn to shift their attention away from preoccupying stimuli.

Fear is the Mind-Killer

For example, when performing a task that required matching angry or neutral faces to locations where they briefly flashed on a computer monitor, people with anxiety disorders typically showed faster reaction times to angry faces, signaling biased attention toward threat. In the training, their attention was repeatedly diverted to matching locations of neutral faces only. The researchers propose that offering soldiers a similar preventive intervention prior to deployment might help correct attention biases and reduce the risk of developing PTSD.Source: Daniel Pine, MD, NIMH Emotion and Development Branch. Skeptical About Skeptics.

Ben Swann Truth In Media. Association for Psychological Science. National Security Counselors. Children of Rage – Beth Thomas and Mary Flora Bell « 40 years of faulty wiring. Rarely do I witness actual, true interviews with child abuse victims.

Children of Rage – Beth Thomas and Mary Flora Bell « 40 years of faulty wiring

This documentary is unique simply from that perspective. Philosophical Disquisitions.