Download: Nietzsche and the Post-Modern Condition (1991) Lecture 4: The Death of God 204 Nietzsche: The Death of God (1991) - Rick Roderick
This book is a collection of generative projects: projects where our goal is the discovery of a new design, refining a novel invention, uncovering a solution to an unsolved puzzle, or some other sort of inspirational and unexpected surprise. We'll use techniques and algorithms from the field of AI called Genetic Programming to work through these projects. Answer Factories by William Tozier [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Self-experimentation as a source of new ideas: Ten examples about sleep, mood, health, and weight Peer Reviewed
Note: The entire essay is here in postscript format. Principles of Effective Research
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SEMs - methods@manchester: research methods in the social sciences Structural Equation Models (SEMs) are statistical models, used primarily to evaluate whether theoretical models are plausible when compared to observed data. SEMs are very general, so for example regression and factor analysis are both just special cases of SEM.
Lecture to the memory of Alfred Nobel, December 11, 1974 The Pretence of Knowledge The particular occasion of this lecture, combined with the chief practical problem which economists have to face today, have made the choice of its topic almost inevitable. On the one hand the still recent establishment of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science marks a significant step in the process by which, in the opinion of the general public, economics has been conceded some of the dignity and prestige of the physical sciences. Friedrich August von Hayek - Prize Lecture
Sixteen Influence Strategies: Marwell & Schmitt This is Marwell & Schmitt's Taxonomy of 16 influence tactics.
In economics, the Dutch disease is the apparent relationship between the increase in exploitation of natural resources and a decline in the manufacturing sector (or agriculture). Dutch disease
[0909.4043] The Evolution of Overconfidence
Ivan Illich (/ɪˈvɑːn ˈɪlɪtʃ/; 4 September 1926 – 2 December 2002) was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, and "maverick social critic" of the institutions of contemporary Western culture and their effects on the provenance and practice of education, medicine, work, energy use, transportation, and economic development.
Countries around the world have tried many tactics to encourage people to vote, from easier access to polling stations to mandatory registration. But Christopher Bryan from Stanford University has found a startlingly simple weapon for increasing voter turnout – the noun. Through a simple linguistic tweak, he managed to increase the proportion of voters in two groups of Americans by at least 10 percentage points. During the 2008 presidential election, Bryan recruited 34 Californians who were eligible to vote but hadn’t registered yet. The power of nouns – tiny word change increases voter turnout | Not Exactly Rocket Science
Big History or Big Theory? Uncovering the Laws of Life What is the point of big history?
Sociaal filosoof[bewerken] Theodor W. Adorno profileerde zich al vroeg als socioloog. Theodor Adorno
SCHOPENHAUER'S 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Schopenhauer's 38 ways to win an argument are:
The Strength of Weak Ties