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I’ve been analyzing the way I write and speak a lot recently for some reason. One of the reasons is stumbling on an article about a group that has developed an AI that can read the way we communicate in writing to
statistically predict whether the subject will develop Alzheimer’s, all with surprising accuracy.
Then there is this computer program which was
published in the Harvard Business Review which analyzes the use of pronouns and sentence structural elements (detached from the main content words of the sentence,) as a statistically significant indicator of things like the writer’s or speaker’s honesty, personality, social standing, and current psychology. Continue reading Language is a Virus: Sentence Structure Reveals Brain’s Secrets
“Serenity” – This too shall pass.
I like this quote. It rings true for me.
“You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.”
It is commonly attributed to Buddha. In fact I most recently saw it and a bunch of other powerful quotes
on this Buddha Quotes page that a friend happened to like or comment about on social media. But as this page on a “Fake Buddha Quotes” website shows the phrasing of this quote makes that very unlikely. In fact the Fake Quotes site has an entire page dedicated to the veracity the the first Quotes Page, showing that many of the quotes were not “from” Buddha. Continue reading Anger punishes
I am an INFP. I may have been told this once before, but as usual in my scatter-brained way I data-dumped it. I recently stumbled on this again, and all I can say is, “Yeah. That’s definitely me.” What am I talking about?
A bunch of head-shrink types broke human personalities into 16 basic types (called the
Myers-Briggs Personality Types,) which were based on these 4 things: Continue reading INFP… Definitely “Me”