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Survivorship Bias — Abraham Wald and the WWII Airplanes

Don't let the success of others dictate your strategy. Survivorship bias is a common fallacy; at times it's better to study those who failed.

My 2017 Annual Review

Time for my 2017 annual review. The year of the midlife crisis.

The Power of Artificial Scarcity

Scarcity makes us want rare things more—simply because they are fewer. By creating artificial scarcity, we use this power. But is it ethical?