Interested in discussing psychology and software development? I’m at the OSCON in Portland, Oregon all week this and I would be really interested to chat with others interested in psychology. I’m mainly at the conference to help hiring for Booking.com so come and ask for me at the Booking.com stand in the Expo hall. And if you’re interested in any of the many positions we’re looking to fill also drop by, of course! Have a look at our available openings at the Booking.com jobs portal. We’re still trying to get hold of many, many experienced Perl developers, and we’re also willing to teach highly experienced developers in other languages Perl.

I just want to share these very cool lists of cognitive biases. ┬áIt’s so useful to just have an overview of these on hand – and obviously I’m not the only one thinking so, as there are several useful collections out there: 50 Scientifically proven ways to be persuasive A Visual Study Guide To Cognitive Biases – They’re beautiful. Stephen Anderson’s Mental Notes cards: Get Mental Notes: It’s printed and in a leather box! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cognitive_biases – The plain overview The Psychologist View of UX Design. A less comprehensive, but still useful, list, by Susan Weinschenk UPDATE: Cognitive Bias survival guide – visually pleasing overview by GeekWrapped UPDATE: Wheel of Persuasion by Bart Schutz – hidden behind a login UPDATE: Cognitive[…]