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community


Doing discourse better: Stuff I wish I knew

economics


Sales tax creates more unnecessary pain than value added tax
Why I'm skeptical of universal basic income
Comparative advantage and when to blow up your island

explainer


What happens if you don't fill out that ethnicity form?
Sales tax creates more unnecessary pain than value added tax
Making the Monty Hall problem weirder but obvious
Comparative advantage and when to blow up your island

gameTheory


Comparative advantage and when to blow up your island

math


Simpson's paradox and the tyranny of strata
Temperature conversion for the lazy and simple-minded
It's hard to use utility maximization to justify creating new sentient beings
Making the Monty Hall problem weirder but obvious

philosophy


Pragmatic reasons to believe in formal ethics
It's hard to use utility maximization to justify creating new sentient beings

policy


What happens if you don't fill out that ethnicity form?
Sales tax creates more unnecessary pain than value added tax
Policy proposals and what we don't know about them
The veil of darkness
Your ratios don't prove what you think they prove
Doing discourse better: Stuff I wish I knew

science


Napoleon's failure in Russia as an analogy for T-cell based viral immunity
Experiments on a $50 DIY air purifier you can make in 30s
Temperature conversion for the lazy and simple-minded
What happens if you drink acetone?

statistics


Policy proposals and what we don't know about them
Simpson's paradox and the tyranny of strata
The veil of darkness
Your ratios don't prove what you think they prove
Making the Monty Hall problem weirder but obvious