Tag: social experiment

Accomplishing Goals

This episode, hotlou and Hot Mike 3 discuss accomplishing goals!  Got something you’ve wanted to do for a while, but not sure where to start or how to do it?  Mike and Lou go into a little detail about where you might begin and how you might manage it.  This episode is the first among …

Never Forget a Password Again

We’ve been inadvertently trained over the last few decades on how to create passwords that are hard to remember, but surprisingly easy for computers to guess.  And ironically, it’s the security systems themselves who’ve created this blight on password strength.  Sit back, relax, then briefly panic as you realize your passwords may not be a …

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 …