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The Truth About Math­e­mat­i­cal Ability

JonahS12 Feb 2015 1:29 UTC
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Cog­nito Men­tor­ing: An ad­vis­ing ser­vice for in­tel­lec­tu­ally cu­ri­ous students

JonahS31 Dec 2013 22:03 UTC
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In­nate Math­e­mat­i­cal Ability

JonahS18 Feb 2015 11:11 UTC
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How does per­son­al­ity vary across US cities?

JonahS20 Dec 2016 8:00 UTC
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Ro­bust­ness of Cost-Effec­tive­ness Es­ti­mates and Philanthropy

JonahS24 May 2013 20:28 UTC
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Is Scott Alexan­der bad at math?

JonahS4 May 2015 5:11 UTC
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Earn­ing to Give vs. Altru­is­tic Ca­reer Choice Revisited

JonahS2 Jun 2013 2:55 UTC
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Prob­lems with Academia and the Ris­ing Sea

JonahS23 May 2013 19:17 UTC
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How my so­cial skills went from hor­rible to mediocre

JonahS19 May 2015 23:29 UTC
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Ra­tion­al­ity is about pat­tern recog­ni­tion, not reasoning

JonahS26 May 2015 19:23 UTC
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The Paucity of Elites Online

JonahS31 May 2013 1:35 UTC
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Some reser­va­tions about Singer’s child-in-the-pond argument

JonahS19 Jun 2013 23:54 UTC
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The Use of Many In­de­pen­dent Lines of Ev­i­dence: The Basel Problem

JonahS3 Jun 2013 4:42 UTC
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Us­ing ma­chine learn­ing to pre­dict ro­man­tic com­pat­i­bil­ity: em­piri­cal results

JonahS17 Dec 2014 2:54 UTC
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How sub­jec­tive is at­trac­tive­ness?

JonahS13 Jan 2015 0:04 UTC
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Some high­lights from Nate Silver’s “The Sig­nal and the Noise”

JonahS13 Jul 2013 15:21 UTC
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Learn­ing takes a long time

JonahS31 May 2015 3:21 UTC
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How my math skills im­proved dramatically

JonahS5 Mar 2014 20:27 UTC
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An­nounc­ing the Sig­nal Data Science In­ten­sive Train­ing Program

JonahS19 Dec 2015 0:30 UTC
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How valuable is it to learn math deeply?

JonahS2 Sep 2013 18:01 UTC
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