Hammurabi, the sixth Babylonian king established the Hammurabi code. How could this code be applied to professional standards in modern engineering?
A selection of Eponymous Laws for amusement and edification. Knowing them might save you time, energy and cost and help you avoid design gotchas.
Exploring the Ivory Tower Anti Pattern.
DIRECTOR OF THE SKEPTICS SOCIETY Michael Shermer describes his 10-point Baloney Detection Toolkit.
Unrepresentative Testing – Obvious flaws in simulation testing with a Papier Mâché Rhino at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo.
The Conjunction Fallacy – getting fooled by Representativeness and how to avoid its logical mousetrap.
Redefining the Real Time Enterprise in the new world of Big Data and Real Time Analytics.
Causation and Correlation – the cum hoc ergo propter hoc logical fallacy.
Swiss Army Knife Applications – an example of the Swiss Army Knife Anti Pattern
Anchoring or the Focalism Effect can lead to skewed estimates. What causes anchoring and what estimating techniques can protect you from its effects?