Blogs I Follow
There’s a passage that I once read by the writer and programmer Paul Graham which went along the following lines: What you should not do, I think, is worry about the opinion of anyone beyond your friends. You shouldn’t worry … Continue reading
I have not watched, read or listened to the news for an entire year. And, if you’re looking for a novel new year’s resolution, I’d heartily recommend you do the same. Hell, why wait? Start today! When I told friends … Continue reading
There is an entrenched, prevailing attitude that an opinion is only valid if it can be supported by evidence and logical, rational argument. There’s an additional view that you learn nothing if you only listen to people who agree with … Continue reading
Can you apply the logic from the Monty Hall problem to Deal or No Deal? I’m no statistician, but after a conversation this week, I think you can… For those of you unfamiliar with the Monty Hall problem, imagine a … Continue reading
It’s one thing to like a girl only to find out she doesn’t feel the same way. It’s quite another for her to actually like you back but still not want to go out with you. And so continues my … Continue reading
Doesn’t all faith begin with doubt? In science as in religion, we often arrive at the answers starting from uncertainty. Often, the most ardent defenders of a belief are the people who’ve arrived at some conclusion themselves rather than just … Continue reading
Dr Attia is a surgeon who heads up a group of researchers investigating the causes of obesity and diabetes. In this TED Talk, he questions whether some of the complications we see in obesity could actually be the triggers. More … Continue reading
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