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iq project. Rating: -0.11

# Author Message Score
1 @nntaleb 2019-01-02 21:08:55 @econ_rob @NateSilver538 @mattyglesias Actually Nate Silver is being a bullshit vendor again, as per profession. He doesn't know my IQ and debunking his BS doesn't mean I think I am a supergenius. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080571665946419200 0.500
2 @nntaleb 2019-01-02 21:06:21 @DogWithOpinions @amiguello1 @jessesingal I know Paul, but here showing the failure of the BEST argument for IQ. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080571017674797063 0.500
3 @nntaleb 2019-01-02 19:59:07 RT @nntaleb: @jessesingal @sbkaufman Imbecile Singal, debunk the mathematical argument, if you can. And I am not saying IQ measures conscie… https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080554096602611712 0.500
4 @nntaleb 2019-01-02 19:58:31 @jessesingal @sbkaufman Imbecile Singal, debunk the mathematical argument, if you can. And I am not saying IQ measures consciencousness. Debunk the math. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080553946895302656 0.500
5 @nntaleb 2019-01-02 19:47:26 @AndersDahlback @EricRWeinstein An IQ of 136 didn't help you resist putting a n=1 anecdote. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080551156848431104 -0.500
6 @nntaleb 2019-01-02 12:58:42 Starting 2019 with a paper in ... genetics I worked on while arguing with the IQ idiots. https://t.co/PvZ90fu6Yu https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080448297750401025 0.500
7 @nntaleb 2019-01-01 21:14:06 RT @nntaleb: NEVER talk about correlation 1) if you are a psychologist [they are klueless] 2) when there is nonlinearity such as IQ and p… https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080210582538801152 -0.500
8 @nntaleb 2019-01-01 21:04:30 NEVER talk about correlation 1) if you are a psychologist [they are klueless] 2) when there is nonlinearity such as IQ and performance. You can have 80% correlation with "performance" when it is 0 for positive performance, & high for negative. Compare to "SAT" and see the BS. https://t.co/E7fQ9jL2iM https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080208165256523776 0.500
9 @nntaleb 2019-01-01 17:50:09 @aaa21usa @JorgeSpichiger @rockwell_n2 If you are using IQ of 0 vs 130 you do better. This is BS reasoning. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080159255339192323 0.500
10 @ToneVays 2019-01-01 15:17:42 @rs_designs02 @C3Eagles Welcome to my life of arguing with liars that should not be allowed on twitter due to IQ challenges. https://twitter.com/ToneVays/status/1080120887972630528 -0.500
11 @nntaleb 2019-01-01 13:15:29 No, "IQ" tests aren't even close to what intelligence means, even excluding decision-making (wisdom). https://t.co/OKPeDAeP9O https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1080090133192429570 -0.500
12 @nntaleb 2018-12-31 18:53:26 I can understand someone saying "listen, I love strangers but I am more comfortable w/my nationality, shared values" (homophily) or "neighbors get along better than rommates" (fractal localism). But making "others" genetically "inferior" using IQ "science" is quite sinister. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079812795166851072 -0.500
13 @nntaleb 2018-12-31 14:06:20 RT @NonMeek: This year’s final #Offshorecomic. A tribute to the best Tweetstorm ever … @nntaleb vs the journo. #IQ #success Happy new year… https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079740540411936768 0.500
14 @nntaleb 2018-12-31 13:44:00 F***king hypocrite; Molyneux @StefanMolyneux thinks he can manage to keep posting strings showing lower "IQ" for Africans + heritability of IQ, catering to a Nordist supremacist following... ...yet claim this is not racist so he doesn't get banned from social media. Hypocrite. https://t.co/LajdHGUepl https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079734921143431168 0.500
15 @nntaleb 2018-12-31 13:30:07 An intelligent "current IQ" test is one that maximum number of successful pple (Gell-Mann, Feynman, Buffett, plumbers happy w/their lives, Musk, Umb. Eco) ace, & maximum number of unsucessful ones (bureaucrats, journalists, pple in jail) flunk, revised as environment changes. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079731428391292929 0.500
16 @nntaleb 2018-12-31 03:29:25 Can someone explain how the psycholophasters got the IQ of Goethe, Einstein? By retro-testing? And stats for IQ of math/physicists? Selfreporting bias? I don't know one mathematician who knows his/her IQ. Only IQ of physicist we know is Feynman's (126 as he fluncked Mensa). https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079580255965364224 -0.500
17 @nntaleb 2018-12-31 00:48:07 THE SUMMARY ""IQ" THREAD "IQ" measures an inferior form of intelligence, stripped of 2nd order effects, meant to select paper shuffleE, you focus first on "WHY is he asking me that?", whi […]" #SkininTheGame #Lindy #antifragile #FooledbyRandomness https://t.co/eieSpWq7sc https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079539662950146048 -0.500
18 @nntaleb 2018-12-30 18:53:51 32- WRAPPING UP - I said psychology was BS because something wrong between 50-100% of the time is the very definition of bul***st (a lie is wrong ~100%). - Selection of traits "tested" by IQ require predictability of future environment. - Will put everything in short article. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079450509201821697 -0.500
19 @nntaleb 2018-12-30 15:32:23 10- Year in Review One Tweetstorm countered close to a century of intelligence metrification ("IQ") by nerds, & thousands of psychologists (& eugenists) who use probabilistic equations without knowing what is behind... One single Tweetstorm. https://t.co/fX86oI0T4L https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079399807494643712 0.500
20 @nntaleb 2018-12-30 15:24:24 I never made that point. Never linked "IQ" (which I didn't consider a "measure") to evolution. I blocked Razib Khan @razibkhan because he claimed there were "flaws" in our GMO risk arguments but could not produce any. https://t.co/vtKD8Q3GFd https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079397800260063235 -0.500
21 @bramcohen 2018-12-29 23:39:15 @EricRWeinstein @nntaleb My understanding of current research is that almost everything good correlates a bit so it doesn't matter much which things you use. IQ is a sum of a bunch of tests and an okay predictor of performance but much better than the alternatives, which seem to have no predictive value. https://twitter.com/bramcohen/status/1079159944186744833 0.500
22 @nntaleb 2018-12-29 23:06:48 @The_Orgazoid_ @Shawn_Samuel21 @SteveTobak @EricRWeinstein Income is NOT predicted by IQ and if IQ predicta academic failure it is NOT predicted by academic performance. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079151781135990784 -0.500
23 @nntaleb 2018-12-29 22:48:12 @barf_captain @Lavana14185681 @cshalizi Then why do you need IQ if you have the SAT? https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079147098820497408 -0.500
24 @nntaleb 2018-12-29 22:02:14 This is an example of what the brilliant Cosma @cshalizi intuited behing the failure of "g". And the SAT is DIRECTLY covered by IQ tests from overlap. A low IQ "correlates" with low SAT, but a low SAT doesn't "correlate" with low IQ. Now do that with other measures covered by IQ https://t.co/EtLlwEwhmo https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079135531236290560 -0.500
25 @nntaleb 2018-12-29 21:49:18 @LeeCX65 @AdaBletchley @clairlemon It's not that IQ doesn't just capture intelligence, but that these metrics (behind the PCA) are pure statistical hogwash, largely becomes circular & overfit. And my point is that psychologists don't seem to get probability & don't know it. That is a more severe problem. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1079132276896743424 -0.500