I’m just sick of ego, ego, ego. My own and everybody else’s. I’m sick of...– J.D. Salinger (via la-fille-curieuse)
Kern Type, the kerning game →
She blinded me with neuroscience In a 2008 paper called The Seductive Allure of...– She blinded me with neuroscience
In the old cosmologies the stars were sometimes seen as pinholes in the curtain...– Rudolph Arnheim on figure-gorund relationships
Fresh Air Offices, 2:24PM
Coworker: That's a really nice sweater.
Mel: Thanks. It has thumb holes.
Coworker: That's how hobos used to dress.
The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which unskilled people make poor decisions and reach erroneous conclusions, but their incompetence denies them the metacognitive ability to recognize their mistakes. The unskilled therefore suffer from illusory superiority, rating their ability as above average, much higher than it actually is, while the highly skilled underrate their own...