Tag: social experiment

Baader-Meinhof? I just learned about that!

You know that thing when you learn about that new thing and then suddenly you encounter that thing all the time?  There’s a term for it!  Lou and Mike discuss the Baader-Meinhof effect. And now you can expect to hear about it all over the place. Baader-Meinhof The Baader-Meinhof effect is a cognitive bias also …

Escape from Facebook Jail

This episode, host hotlou regales us with his journey to and escape from Facebook Jail. Ever wondered what people do to get into Facebook Jail? Or ever wondered how one might escape? Hear first hand from a former and somewhat frequent inmate.  And should you find yourself in a similar situation, you may learn a …

A Total Shirt Show: Another Social Experiment

You’ve probably heard that Steve Jobs (and Mark Zuckerberg to a lesser extent) popularized the idea among tech execs to combat decision fatigue by wearing the same thing every day.  Prior to that becoming part of the Silicon Valley zeitgeist, host hotlou had been doing a less extreme version of it.  His decision to do …