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I’m a 2nd year PhD student at Columbia. My academic interests lie in mechanism design and algorithms related to the acquisition of knowledge. I write a blog on stuff I’m interested in (such as math, philosophy, puzzles, statistics, and elections): https://​​ericneyman.wordpress.com/​​

Can group iden­tity be a force for good?

UnexpectedValues4 Jul 2021 17:16 UTC
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So­cial be­hav­ior curves, equil­ibria, and radicalism

UnexpectedValues5 Jun 2021 1:39 UTC
153 points
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An ex­plo­ra­tion of ex­ploita­tion bias

UnexpectedValues3 Apr 2021 23:03 UTC
13 points
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Pseu­do­ran­dom­ness con­test: prizes, re­sults, and analysis

UnexpectedValues15 Jan 2021 6:24 UTC
138 points
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Grad­ing my 2020 predictions

UnexpectedValues7 Jan 2021 0:33 UTC
7 points
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Over­all num­bers won’t show the English strain coming

UnexpectedValues1 Jan 2021 23:00 UTC
60 points
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