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The Great Hack – Netflix

Check out the documentary The Great Hack on Netflix Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Netflix It is worrisome how they influences elections using the power of social media. It is like this program I saw… Continue reading The Great Hack – Netflix

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Intelligence and self-worth

There is this thing where you are not supposed to say you are intelligent when you are. Or tell people your IQ when it is high. Shhhh it is a secret. And don't be too smart people do not like that at all. So keep it on the inside. But here is the thing about… Continue reading Intelligence and self-worth

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Blogtober: How to be your authentic self

So I was procrastinating on writing, like I tend to do, and came across an article (that I would quote by it has been sucked into the vortex of Facebook) about how our society praises finding that one job you are passionate about. And not in diversifying interests. So if you have a lot of… Continue reading Blogtober: How to be your authentic self

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Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

You're so awesome; are you sure you're not a fictional character? This is the most common question I get asked. I know, I exude awesomeness. And it seems like that sort of awesomeness couldn't exist in the real world. But it does. Okay, maybe people never point out my awesomeness or speculate on my realness.… Continue reading Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

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Intelligence and belief

Why do we believe weird things? As smart as we can be, why do we believe weird things? I am reminded of Michael Shermer’s view, when he’s asked why smart people believe weird things, like creationism, ghosts and (as with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) fairies: “Smart people are very good at rationalizing things they came… Continue reading Intelligence and belief