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Celibacy, Data, Inequality and Wealth, Kilkenomics

CELIBACY and SKIN IN THE GAME (Facebook) Imagine working for a corporation that produces secret harm to the collective, in hiding cancer-causing risk which kills the thousands but is not (yet) fully visible. You can alert the public, but would automatically lose your job and there is a gamble that the company’s evil scientists would […]

Irish Beer, Red Meat, Gamma Functions, Gini, Life Expectancy, Kuala Lampur, Data There is a debate around the perceived toxicity of red meat and bacon. (Facebook) Regrettably few researchers get the point that you need to include *frequency of intake* in the testing rather than just the average intake (a point belabored in Antifragile). Everything nonlinear depends on second order effects. How often matters much more […]