You over-inflate your intelligence when you use Google

If you like this post, feel free to share it. Someday I will move the social share buttons to the top, I swear. (It’s good to admit your failings now and again.) If you like some of my thoughts on… Continue Reading

The scientific reason work is a clusterfuck

Why is work a clusterfuck?

I wrote a little bit about the Dunning-Kruger effect once before, and now there’s an extension of it described in The Washington Post (based on this research paper). First, let’s talk about the experiment and what it was aiming to… Continue Reading

If you’re an idiot, you probably think you’re a genius

Kruger Dunning Effect and Incompetence

Cue it up: This finding was not a quirk of trying to measure subjective sense of humour. The researchers repeated the experiment, only this time with tests of logical reasoning and grammar. These disciplines have defined answers, and in each… Continue Reading