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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

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Review: Paying for the Party – How College Maintains Inequality by Armstrong and Hamilton

A few weeks ago I watched the documentary “The Ivory Tower”, which paints a rather bleak picture of US higher education. It also offers some excellent unintentional humor, for instance, when the president of Arizona State University, one of the premier party schools in the world, claims that they laugh about their image. Instead, he… Continue reading Review: Paying for the Party – How College Maintains Inequality by Armstrong and Hamilton

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Review: 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson

Introduction I finally got around to reading Jordan Peterson’s second book, 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos. I tried reading his Maps of Meaning last year, and was turned off by his incessant waffling an inability to get to the point. The same is principally true for 12 Rules of Life. However,… Continue reading Review: 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson

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Review: Enjoy the Decline by Aaron Clarey

Aaron Clarey is one of the more entertaining characters out there. I originally learned about him through the financial news website Zero Hedge. He was one of the fringe economists who predicted that the housing bubble would burst. Interestingly, his stance was informed both by analyzing economic fundamentals as well as dealing with underwriting as… Continue reading Review: Enjoy the Decline by Aaron Clarey

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[German] Kolja Alexander Bonke: Wölfisch — eine literarische Bearbeitung des Untergangs Deutschlands

This is one of my rare posts in German, for my readers from Germany. Don’t worry if you don’t understand the language. This is a review of a book that is only available in German. Its content should be of interest to many of my readers. Die Grenzöffnung im Sommer 2015 hat sich als fatal… Continue reading [German] Kolja Alexander Bonke: Wölfisch — eine literarische Bearbeitung des Untergangs Deutschlands