Welcome to Short-Form

I decided to create a place where I could post short-form content—not blog posts so much, but rather pieces that I create while working out an idea or concept. These will be typically tied to whatever I’m researching or working on at the moment and will be more informal in nature. There will likely be… Continue reading Welcome to Short-Form

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We’re Getting Stupider, According to the Science

You might be surprised to learn that for many decades intelligence has been steadily declining worldwide. Yeah. We’re getting stupider. We think of ourselves as smarter than previous generations, excepting for our political opponents, of course. Want proof we’re smarter? Look at our technology! And, besides, doesn’t evolution teach we’re ever moving to a higher… Continue reading We’re Getting Stupider, According to the Science

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Occam’s Razor Explained

In this post I’m going to explain Occam’s Razor, give you a little background on where it comes from, and provide some examples to help you get a better grasp of this mental model. Occam’s Razor is a philosophical razor that states, entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity. It is often paraphrased today as,… Continue reading Occam’s Razor Explained

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