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Book Review: Men Without Work by Nicholas Eberstadt

One of the more interesting books I recently read is Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis (2016) by Nicholas Eberstadt who is associated with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). In around 150 pages, Eberstadt thoroughly spreads out what should be a prime issue in US labor policy. Yet, as so often, the fate of men… Continue reading Book Review: Men Without Work by Nicholas Eberstadt

Society

The Decline of Collective Intelligence in Germany: Frankfurt Airport

I am currently reading the book Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations by Heiner Rindermann, which is a tour de force through the topic of differences in intelligence, as measured by IQ, in a global context. One of the more interesting points he raised is that there are countries where a supposedly… Continue reading The Decline of Collective Intelligence in Germany: Frankfurt Airport

Reviews

Review: Dataclysm – Who We Are When We Think No One is Looking by Christian Rudder

One finding of big data, applied to the realm of dating, that is mentioned every now and again on my other blog is the infamous evidence dating site OKCupid provided for the unreasonable pickiness of women. While men rate women so that approximately a normal distribution emerges, where most women are average and very few… Continue reading Review: Dataclysm – Who We Are When We Think No One is Looking by Christian Rudder

The Working World

Dealing with Corporate Bullshit the Aaron Clarey Way Versus the Right Way

I do not know how authentic Aaron Clarey is. For the following, I therefore take his online videos at face value and assume that he is not deliberately putting up a false front. If you have some familiarity with his work, you may know that he quit a commercial banking gig and since then gets… Continue reading Dealing with Corporate Bullshit the Aaron Clarey Way Versus the Right Way