Dari L Chandler

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11 logical fallacies to avoid

In a time of fake news, “alternative facts,” Newspeak and attacks on credible journalism, I’ve focused on teaching my kids how to recognize logical …

Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful

<b>Update: I’m co-authoring a book about the mental models from this post. Get notified when the book comes out</b> <b>here</b><b>.</b><p>Around 2003 I came across Charlie …

Management

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

7 Illogical Statements that Smart People Never Make | Inc.com

Never in modern times have so many people in so many powerful positions had so feeble a grasp on the basics of logic and reason. With this in mind, here's what passes for "a sound argument" among the intellectually challenged:<p>1. This is true because it has not yet been proven false.<p><b>AKA:</b> Argument …

Critical Thinking

How Google's Amazing AI Start-Up 'DeepMind' Is Making Our World A Smarter Place

DeepMind is a British AI startup which was relatively unknown until it was bought by Google for around $600 million in 2014. Since then DeepMind has continued to refine its neural-network driven technology which has broken new frontiers with machine learning, particularly deep learning.<p>Perhaps …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, …

Donald Trump

Relationships: 5 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Fall in Love

Ever feel like you're addicted to being in love? You're not alone. Studies have shown that love can do miraculous things to the body and even mimic symptoms of drug addiction. Butterflies in the stomach and elevated mood are just some of the things that happen to the brain and the body when one …

Relationships

Taiwan’s leader says call with Trump didn’t reflect U.S. policy change

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that her phone call with President-elect Donald Trump should not be interpreted as a significant shift in U.S. policy and stressed that both sides see the value of maintaining regional stability.<p>“Of course I have to stress that one phone …

China

Election blindness: It’s the end of the world economy as we know it — and we feel fine

Our myopic focus on Trump and Clinton has blinded us to a looming debt crisis and a global economy on the precipice<p>As the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund convene this week in Washington for their annual meeting, there is growing evidence that the post-World War II global consensus …

5 Mental Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers

Great leaders think one way; lousy leaders think another. Which kind of leader are you?<p>One of the great advantages of observing the business world over a couple of decades (and interviewing hundreds of executives) is that you start seeing the patterns of thought that lead to success or failure.<p>This …

DOE charts show why climate doom and gloom isn't needed

Clean tech costs have fallen 41–94% over the past 7 years. Wind and solar accounted for two-thirds of new energy installations in the US in 2015.<p>A new report from the US Department of Energy paints a bright picture for our prospects to cut carbon pollution and prevent the most dangerous levels of …

Renewable Energy

No country on Earth is taking the 2 degree climate target seriously

If we mean what we say, no more new fossil fuels, anywhere.<p>One of the morbidly fascinating aspects of climate change is how much cognitive dissonance it generates, in individuals and nations alike.<p>The more you understand the brutal logic of climate change — what it could mean, the effort necessary …

Carson on Trump’s PTSD flap: He didn’t explain it correctly

Ben Carson on Tuesday diagnosed what went wrong Monday when Donald Trump seemed to imply that military veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder aren’t strong because they “can’t handle” what they saw in combat: He didn’t explain it correctly.<p>“When you talk about the mental health problems, …

Mental Health

Everything Google announced at today's Pixel hardware event

Kicking off the show at its hardware launch, Google CEO Sundar Pichai touted the shift from mobile to artificial intelligence that allowed for two-way conversation and natural dialogue. He described Google’s desire to build an ‘individual Google’ for each user before detailing some interesting AI …

6 Simple Ways To Keep Your Home Clean

Sometimes it feels like one is in a constant cycle of cleaning their home. Once everything on to-do list is finished, one has to start again

List-Worthy

Dark matter: What's the matter?

Altmetric: 61<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Outlook<p>Jeff Hecht<p>Particle physics<br>• Theoretical physics<p>The leading theory of dark matter is running out of room to …

Weight-loss success: 7 steps this woman took to lose half her size

At just 23 years old, Simone Pretscherer realized she was living like a recluse. She was turning down events with family and friends regularly — even casual, low-key walks or trips to the beach were no-go's for her.<p>The young Auckland, New Zealand resident should have been living it up, but she was …

This Kind of Sex Can Create an Altered Mental State

Sex, one of the more pleasurable forms of exercise, can do some wonderful things for your health, from strengthening your muscles to improving …

Mindfulness

Possible Chinese Skeletons Could Rewrite Roman History

According to the findings published in the October issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science, Roman Britain may have been more diverse—and ties …

Archaeology

10 Super Weird Emotions You've Felt But Could Never Describe

How often have you been in the situation where you feel something but it doesn’t fall under the typical emotional categories like ‘happy,’ ‘sad,’ …

Psychology

Universe has no sense of direction and isn’t going anywhere particular, scientists confirm

The universe isn’t going anywhere, scientists have confirmed.<p>A new study shows that the universe is expanding the same way in all directions, not …

How To Access The Dark Web

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

Dark Web

New research suggests Earth is currently the warmest it's been in over 100,000 years

Considering each new month turns out to be the warmest on record, news that our planet may now be the hottest it's been in over 100,000 years, sadly, …

7 ways you're sabotaging your morning routine without realizing it

For most of us, it usually involves the act of waking up, preparatory measures for ourselves (and sometimes others), then a departure to the workplace.<p>At first glance, these steps may seem like a trite and insignificant part of your day, especially if you're used to the same pattern of behavior.<p>But …

We talked to the scientist at the center of a brutal firestorm in the field of psychology

On Thursday, I wrote an article about a firestorm in the field of psychology.<p>Susan Fiske, a Princeton University social psychologist and former president of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), had written a column for the newsletter APS Observer arguing that there was a serious problem …