Weekly Filet #44: You Might Think You’re Right, But You’re Not. And more.
This week’s top recommendation
I guess you could spend an entire weekend with this exhaustive list of cognitive biases on Wikipedia. It’s fascinating to see in how many different ways humans are inclined to poor judgements. Oh, and if you think most of those biases apply only to other people and not yourself, that’s called the bias blind spot.
- Prison Slaves (Al Jazeera)
- What price the new democracy? Goldman Sachs conquers Europe (The Independent)
- maurizio cattelan: all retrospective at guggenheim, new york (Designboom)
- Egg shell brownie (La receta de la felicidad)
A remarkable documentary on how China has made a business of prison factories. Part of a series called “Slavery: A 21st Century Evil”.
We’ve heard enough about bank regulation by states. How about some state regulation by one very powerful bank?
A marvellous installation at Guggenheim museum: Hitler, pinocchio, an elephant in a burka and much more, all hanging from the roof.
I haven’t tried it yet, but it sure looks worth the pain: Brownies in eggshells.