The Psychology of Human Misjudgment

The audio below contains the often referred to speech by Charlie Munger on the psychology of human misjudgment given to an audience at Harvard University back in 1995. In his speech, Charlie talks about some of the different kinds of human misjudgments that he has encountered through his life. The following is a summary of Charlie’s 25 standard causes of humanContinue reading “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment”

Stanford Prison Experiment

I had the good fortune of attending a screening of The Stanford Prison Experiment, followed by a Q&A with Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez and Stanford University Professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo. In 1971, Dr. Philip Zimbardo cast 24 student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behavior in the prisonContinue reading “Stanford Prison Experiment”

Steve McQueen with Kanye West: All Day / I Feel Like That

Steve McQueen and Kanye West collaborated to create a short film for West’s songs “All Day / I Feel Like That.” The film is 9 minutes, shot in one take at a historic dockyard outside of London. It will premiere as a pop-up installation at LACMA from Saturday, July 25–Tuesday, July 28, 2015. If you’re in Los Angeles on Saturday, definitely stop by LACMAContinue reading “Steve McQueen with Kanye West: All Day / I Feel Like That”

Christian Marclay: The Clock

A description of Christian Marclay: The Clock isn’t suitably sufficient. It can be explained, but to be understood, it must be experienced. I believe this element is at the core of all great art—the ability to create something that defies words—and this piece is one of my all-time favorites. Constructed from thousands of film clips indicating the passage of time, The Clock excerpts these moments fromContinue reading “Christian Marclay: The Clock”