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Mental Models

General Thinking (diagram rework)
  • Inversion
  • Confirmation Bias
  • Circle of Competence
  • Occam's Razor
  • Hanlon's Razor
  • Second Order Thinking
  • The Map is not the Territory
  • Thought Experiment
  • Mr Market
  • Probabilistic Thinking
  • Default Thinking
Logical Fallacies
  • Slippery Slope
  • The Fallacy Fallacy
  • Strawman
  • False Cause
  • Appeal to Emotion
  • Ad Hominem
  • Tu Quoque
  • Personal Incredulity
  • Speacial Plea
  • Loaded Question
  • Burden of Proof
  • Ambiguity
  • The Gambler's Fallacy
  • Bandwagon
  • Appeal to Authority
  • Composition and Division
  • No True Scotsman
  • Genetic
  • True or False
  • Begging the Question
  • Appeal to Nature
  • Anecdotal
  • The Texas Sharpshooter
  • Middle Ground
Biological (diagram rework)
  • Incentives
  • Symbiosis
  • Adaptation
  • Natural Selection
  • Red Queen Effect
  • Replication
  • Hierarchy
  • Self-Preservation
  • Reward-System
  • Exaptation
  • Extinction
  • Ecosystems
  • Niches
  • Dunbar's Number
Human Nature (diagram rework)
  • Trust
  • Bias from Incentives
  • Pavlovian Association
  • Envy & Jealousy
  • Distortion from emotion
  • Denial
  • Availability Heuristic
  • Representativeness Heuristic
  • Social Proof
  • Narrative
  • Curiousity
  • Language
  • First Conlusion Bias
  • Over-generalization
  • Relativity of Satisfaction/Misery
  • Commitment & Consistency Bias
  • Hindsight Bias
  • Fairness
  • Overestimating Consistencies
  • Influence & Authority
  • Stress
  • Survivaship Bias
  • Tendency to want to do something
  • The IKEA
Micro Economics
  • Opportunity Costs
  • Creative Destruction
  • Comparative Advantage
  • Specializations
  • The Middle Ground
  • Trademarks, Patents and Copyright
  • Double-entry Bookkeeping
  • Utility
  • Bottlenecks
  • Prisoner's Dilemma
  • Bribery
  • Arbitrage
  • Supply and Demand
  • Scarcity
Numeracy
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Algebraic Equivalence
  • Randomness
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Compounding
  • Multiplying by Zero
  • Churn
  • Law of Large Numbers
  • Normal Distribution
  • Power Laws
  • Extremism
  • Bayesian Update
  • Regression
  • Order of Magnitude
Physical World
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Reciprocity
  • Velocity
  • Relativity
  • Activation Energy
  • Catalyst
  • Leverage
  • Inertia
  • Alloys
Systems
  • Scale
  • Law of Diminishing Returns
  • Pareto Principle
  • Feedback Loops
  • Chaos Dynamics
  • Preferential Attachment
  • Emergence
  • Irreducibility
  • Tragedy of Commons
  • Gresham's Law
  • Algorithms
  • Fragility
  • Backups & Redundancy
  • Margin of Safety
  • Criticality
  • Network Effects
  • Black Swan
  • Avoidance of Harm
  • The Lindy Effect
  • Renormlization Group
  • Spring-loading
  • Complex Adaptive Systems
Art of War (diagram rework)
  • Seeing the Front
  • Asymetric Warfare
  • Two-Front War
  • Conterinsurgency
  • Mutually Assured Destruction

Technology

Big O Notation
Data Structures
Algorithms