But competence porn is grander than even this. Imagine that global civilisation has collapsed - from a lethally virulent pandemic, say.
You’ve woken up with the mother of all hangovers and fallen in with a community of other post-apocalyptic survivors.
What could you do to help yourself survive and thrive in the aftermath, and begin the long process of rebuilding from the ashes? Would your practical know-how stand up to the test?— Competence porn. I like it. “What to do after the apocalypse" (Times Live)
Doing the math to calculate the probability of apocalypse, the Scientific American way. “Scientific American Lays Odds" (2010, Defusing the Nuclear Threat).
Hat tip to Trish Roberts-Miller for the link.