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  • The Sally–Anne Skill

    The Sally–Anne Skill

    The Sally–Anne test is a test that helps psychologists gauge a subject’s social cognitive development. Here’s the test: This is Sally. Sally has a basket. This is Anne. Anne has a box. Sally has a marble. She puts the marble into her basket. Sally goes out for a walk. Anne takes the marble out of…

  • The Origins of Method R

    The Origins of Method R

    This thing called “Method R” is a method for optimizing the performance of a system. The reason Method R is special is that it is itself optimized—it is designed to keep you from wasting your time. This article is about where Method R came from. In the Beginning… In the 1990s, the world was a boomtown for Oracle.…