Tag: politics

  • 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 Algorithm, Part 2

    The Algorithm, Part 2

    Last week, I posted about Elon Musk’s The Algorithm. I love its five steps, but I had to deal with some dissonance when I compared The Algorithm with my own Method R. Why, for example, is “question every requirement” the very first thing in Elon’s algorithm, but it’s not mentioned in my How to Make Things…