EQ Tactics from Six Books

I’ve recently been seeking to develop my EQ, communication skills, and social influence skill by reading six books. This article aggregates my main notes from those books, with a focus on specific applied tactics and actions learned. I read all

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BibTex Troubleshooting

I recently had trouble compiling citations into my LaTex document from a BibTex source. This article explains how I overcame the issues. I use both TeXworks and VS Code with LaTeX workshop. To prevent possible incompatibility, I disabled autobuild in

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Preparing to Submit a Short Experimental Paper

In this article I lay out my target journals for a paper in experimental economics. See the bottom of this paper where I link to related articles explaining the selection process. In this case, I’m grepping the Repec list for

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Last Resort Entrepreneurship

This article first attempts to de-glamorize entrepreneurship and then lays out a path for advancement, the terminus of which would be entrepreneurship. I also cover a reason side projects are necessities for top performers. Starting a business is expensive and

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Preparing to Submit an Economic History Paper

I’m now drafting an economic history paper, so in this article I will publicly repeat the process of finding 5-10 suitable journals and some model papers, but in this case with respect to economic history papers. I recently had a

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20 Angular Quality Guidelines

Question to me: If you were going to conduct a peer review or put together a coding guide for well written angular code, what are some of the things you’d be looking for? Answer: Use pull requests for peer review.

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Selecting Model Papers

I recently discussed preparing to submit my first academic paper. In this article I outline an additional step, which is to select a model paper from each journal. With a model paper in hand, I will write a specific version

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Three Problems with Panpsychism

I’m a big fan of the Unbelievable podcast, and I recently listened to the episode from the brilliant Sharon Dirckx and the interesting Philip Goff, where atheist Goff was a proponent of panpsychism. While I’m open to the possibility at

On Williams and Ehrman

Peter J Williams and Bart Ehrman recently conducted an exceptional discussion of the historicity of the gospels on the Unbelievable show. This article includes criticisms of either side. Against the Christian side: I think Peter was overly reluctant against granting

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Code, Humility, and Passion

Learning to code is a great way to elevate your income and quality of life for many people, but learning to code is not equally straightforward for everyone. People learn in different ways. This article hypothesizes a framework for grouping

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